Wyles and her colleagues found that not all natural environments are equally restorative.
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Living near a forest is good for our brains.
The National Research Council of Canada, Construction Division, has released a new edition of their Guide to Calculating Airborne Sound Transmission in Buildings.
Niedermeier, Einwanger, Hartl, and Kopp studied how people respond to time in nature.
Lewis and her team researched personal space invasions in airplanes.
Nadkarni and her colleagues confirmed the value of watching nature videos, even in challenging environments.
Brown and Lee investigated the use of prospect and refuge in urban settings.
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Brutus, Javadian, and Panaccio linked commuting to work by bicycle to lower stress levels among those who biked to the office just after they arrived at work.
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