The Nature fix : : why Nature Makes us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative
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The cordial air -- Looking for nature neurons. The biophilia effect ; How many neuroscientists does it take to find a stinking milkvetch? -- Nearby nature : the first five minutes. The smell of survival ; Birdbrain ; Box of rain -- Five hours a month. You may squat down and feel a plant ; Garden of Hedon ; Rambling on -- Backcountry brain. Get over yourself : wilderness, creativity and the power of awe ; Water on the brain ; Please pass the hacksaw -- The city in a garden. Nature for the rest of us.
An investigation into the restorative benefits of nature draws on cutting-edge research and the author's explorations with international nature therapy programs to examine the relationship between nature and human cognition, mood, and creativity. --Publisher.
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Enjoyable and Informative submitted by sdunav on June 18, 2017, 12:22pm Tremendously enjoyable non-fiction that examines recent research into neurobiology and nature – how being in natural surroundings helps many people relax, and helps health issues like anxiety, ptsd, adhd, high blood pressure, etc. The approach that different countries take in this regard, both in terms of research and in making green areas accessible to people, is also interesting, and Williams travels to Japan, Korea, Singapore, Scotland, Idaho, West Virginia to look at this and experience it herself (including her thoughts on her life and surrounds in Colorado and Washington DC).
New York : W.W. Norton & Company, independent publishers since 1923, 
Year Published: 2017
Description: xii, 280 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Nature -- Psychological aspects.