Tag: Nature


Exactly how much ‘nature time’ do we need to boost well-being?

June 17, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

In Western society, as overall interaction with nature slowly declines, scientists are exploring whether reconnecting with parks, woodlands, and beaches might benefit our general health and well-being. Researchers have run a number of studies, of varying quality, that have examined […]


Just 20 minutes of contact with nature will lower stress hormone levels, reveals new study

April 4, 2019

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Taking at least twenty minutes out of your day to stroll or sit in a place that makes you feel in contact with nature will significantly lower your stress hormone levels. That’s the finding of a study that has established […]

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Nature vs. nurture: Do genes influence our morals?

February 27, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

The well-known “nature versus nurture” debate goes back hundreds of years, and it is still of interest today. It asks whether certain behaviors are rooted in our natural inclinations, or whether our social environment shapes them. Recently, the release of […]