Benefits of Interacting with Nature and Unplugging

Hi everyone! In this episode of the podcast, I share with you these couple of research articles that discuss the cognitive benefits of interacting with nature, how unplugging from technology and getting back into nature can really help “reset” us.

Links to articles in this podcast episode:

Berman, M. G., Jonides, J., & Kaplan, S. (2008). The cognitive benefits of interacting with naturePsychological science19(12), 1207-1212.

Atchley, R. A., Strayer, D. L., & Atchley, P. (2012). Creativity in the wild: Improving creative reasoning through immersion in natural settings. PloS one7(12), e51474.

Uhls, Y. T., Michikyan, M., Morris, J., Garcia, D., Small, G. W., Zgourou, E., & Greenfield, P. M. (2014). Five days at outdoor education camp without screens improves preteen skills with nonverbal emotion cuesComputers in Human Behavior39, 387-392.

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