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The nature fix : why nature makes us happier, healthier, and more creative / Florence Williams.

Author/Creator:
Williams, Florence, 1967- author.
Edition:
First edition.
Publication:
New York : W.W. Norton & Company, independent publishers since 1923, [2017]
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 280 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Subjects:
Nature -- Psychological aspects.
Environmental psychology.
Creative ability.
Childrens subjects:
Creative ability.
Nature -- Psychological aspects.
Local subjects:
Neurological sciences. (search)
Stress Management. (search)
Summary:
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.
Contents:
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.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [261]-280).
ISBN:
9780393242713
0393242714
OCLC:
951070852
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