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

By: Williams, Florence, 1967-
Publisher: New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Company, 2018Copyright date: ©2017Edition: Norton paperbackDescription: xii, 280 pages : illustrations ; 21 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780393355574; 0393355578Other title: Why nature makes us happier, healthier, and more creativeSubject(s): Nature -- Psychological aspects | Environmental psychology | Creative abilityLOC classification: BF353.5.N37 | W55 2018
Contents:
Introduction : the cordial air -- Looking for nature neurons. The biophilia effect ; How many neuroscientists does it take to find a stinking milkvetch? -- Nearby nature : the first five minutes. The smell of survival ; Birdbrain ; Box of rain -- Five hours a month. You may squat down and feel a plant ; Garden of Hedon ; Rambling on -- Backcountry brain. Get over yourself : wilderness, creativity and the power of awe ; Water on the brain ; Please pass the hacksaw -- The city in a garden. Nature for the rest of us -- Epilogue -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Illustration credits.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-280).

Introduction : the cordial air -- Looking for nature neurons. The biophilia effect ; How many neuroscientists does it take to find a stinking milkvetch? -- Nearby nature : the first five minutes. The smell of survival ; Birdbrain ; Box of rain -- Five hours a month. You may squat down and feel a plant ; Garden of Hedon ; Rambling on -- Backcountry brain. Get over yourself : wilderness, creativity and the power of awe ; Water on the brain ; Please pass the hacksaw -- The city in a garden. Nature for the rest of us -- Epilogue -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Illustration credits.

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