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

Williams, Florence, 1967- (author.). Zeller, Emily Woo. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781681683980 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1681683989 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 55 min.)) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : HighBridge : 2017.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Emily Woo Zeller.
Summary, etc.:
For centuries, poets and philosophers extolled the benefits of a walk in the woods: Beethoven drew inspiration from rocks and trees; Wordsworth composed while tromping over the heath; Nikola Tesla conceived the electric motor while visiting a park. Intrigued by our storied renewal in the natural world, Florence Williams sets out to uncover the science behind nature's positive effects on the brain. From forest trails in Korea, to islands in Finland, to groves of eucalyptus in California, Williams investigates the science at the confluence of environment, mood, health, and creativity. Delving into completely new research, she uncovers the powers of the natural world to improve health, promote reflection and innovation, and ultimately strengthen our relationships. As our modern lives shift dramatically indoors, these ideas and the answers they yield are more urgent than ever.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Nature > Psychological aspects.
Environmental psychology.
Creative ability.

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