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The Great Outdoors Lab: Unlocking the Science of Awe

Thursday, February 5
Faculty Club, UC Berkeley

A day of discovery dedicated to the Great Outdoors Lab, a groundbreaking research study documenting the biological and emotional effects of spending time outdoors.

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This day of discovery, co-presented by the Sierra Club, REI, and UC Berkeley, is dedicated to the Great Outdoors Lab, a groundbreaking research study documenting the biological and emotional effects of spending time outdoors.

Participants will learn more about the study, and the impact the results may have on increasing access to parks and recreation opportunities, and public policy initiatives, that benefit communities and public health.

It features the latest research on awe conducted by GGSC’s director, Dacher Keltner, Ph.D.





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