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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: 988284639
Description: xii, 280 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
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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