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The nature principle : human restoration and the end of nature-deficit disorder

Author: Richard Louv
Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In this book the author argues that a strong connection to nature is essential for human health. Supported by research, anecdotal evidence, and personal stories, the author shows how tapping into the restorative powers of the natural world can boost mental acuity and creativity; promote health and wellness; build smarter and more sustainable businesses, communities, and economies; and ultimately strengthen human  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Louv
ISBN: 1565125819 9781565125810 9781616201418 161620141X
OCLC Number: 694831351
Description: xii, 317 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Nature-deficit disorder for adults --
pt. 1: Nature neurons: intelligence, creativity, and the hybrid mind. Singing for bears ; The hybrid mind --
pt. 2: Vitamin N: tapping the power of the natural world for our physical, emotional, and family fitness. The garden ; Fountains of life ; Re-naturing the psyche ; The deep green high ; The nature prescription --
pt. 3: Near is the new far: knowing who you are by knowing where you are. Searching for your one true place ; The incredible experience of being where you are ; Welcome to the neighborhood ; The purposeful place ; The bonding --
pt. 4: Creating everyday Eden: high-tech/high-nature design where we live, work, and play. The Nature Principle at home ; Stop, look up, and listen ; Nature neurons go to work ; Living in a restorative city ; Little suburb on the prairie --
pt. 5: The high-performance human: making a living, a life, and a future. Vitamin N for the soul ; All rivers run to the future ; The right to a walk in the woods ; Where mountains once were and rivers will be.
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Looks at the restorative powers of the natural world to boost mental acuity and creativity; promote health and wellness; build smarter and more sustainable businesses, communities, and economies; and  Read more...

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