Don’t Worry, Be Happy: Just Go Outside

Welcome to the final installment of our series on Nature and the Brain. We’ve learned about the consequences associated with spending too much time indoors, looking at screens, in urban cities, and we’ve uncovered the cognitive and biological rewards sewn … READ MORE>>

The Best Natural Medicine? Nature Itself.

Last week, we discussed the psychological and biological consequences that result from the phenomenon some researchers deem “nature deficit disorder.” Today, we will enumerate some of the research pertaining to the other side of the coin – that is, we … READ MORE>>

Concrete Jungles: What a Divorce from Nature Means for Our Brains

According to Tierney Thys (National Geographic), “As of 2010, we have officially become an urban species. More of us live in cities than don’t, and that is a trend that is continuing and accelerating… The average North American and European … READ MORE>>