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The nature fix : why nature makes us happier, healthier, and more creative

Author: Florence Williams
Publisher: New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Company, 2018 ♭2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Norton paperbackView all editions and formats
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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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Florence Williams
ISBN: 9780393355574 0393355578
OCLC Number: 1029029246
Description: xii, 280 pages : illustrations
Contents: Introduction : 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.
Other Titles: Why nature makes us happier, healthier, and more creative
Responsibility: Florence Williams.

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An intrepid investigation into nature's restorative benefits by a prize-winning author.  Read more...

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"...we intuitively know that being outside is good for us. But science also backs this up. American journalist and author Florence Williams has gathered and simplified the research in her book The Read more...

 
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