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Tag: Nature

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Research Digest Items/Studies: Mindfulness and Nature

 

Articles: The Kindness of Squirrels

By Jamie Gorrell | August 15, 2011

What adoption in the wild tells us about the presence—and the limits—of altruism in the animal kingdom.

 

Raising Happiness: Tuesday Tip: Get Out into Nature

By Christine Carter | August 9, 2011

One thing you can do today to be happier.

 

Raising Happiness: Tuesday Tip: Take a Stroll

By Christine Carter | July 12, 2011

One thing you can do today to be happier.

 
This week my children are off at a very outdoorsy sleepaway camp—I’m excited for them to be outside nearly constantly for two weeks!  One reason why I’m willing to part with them this summer is that I know that their health and happiness will benefit from their time spent in nature.

Videos and Podcasts: Do Your Kids Have “Nature Deficit Disorder?”

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | June 27, 2011

This week my children are off at a very outdoorsy sleepaway camp—I’m excited for them to be outside nearly constantly for two weeks!  One reason why I’m willing to part with them this summer is that I know that their health and happiness will benefit from their time spent in nature.

 

Raising Happiness: Podcast: Do Your Kids Have “Nature Deficit Disorder?”

By Christine Carter and Rona Renner | June 26, 2011

The benefits of a summer spent outdoors

 

Articles: Want Happy Workers? Sometimes a Plant is Enough

By Andrew Lewis | January 11, 2011

Refuting the management experts, a recent study suggests employees should be free to decorate their own workspaces.

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: “Green” Exercise Improves Mental Health

 

Articles: A Walk in the Park

By Josiah Leong | May 12, 2009

 

Articles: The Hot Spot

By Lisa Bennett | September 1, 2008

Climate scientists wonder why people don’t do more about global warming. Social scientists have some troubling answers.

 

Articles: Sane in the City

By Christi Chidester, Alex Dixon | December 1, 2007

What do healthy urban neighborhoods look like?

 

Articles: Green With Empathy

By Shannon McIntyre | June 1, 2007

 

Articles: Edible Ethics

By Jason Marsh | March 1, 2006

An Interview with Michael Pollan

 

Articles: Can You Do Good by Eating Well?

By Peter Singer, Jim Mason | March 1, 2006

A new movement encourages people to eat food that’s grown close to where they live. The food may be fresher and taste better, but Peter Singer and Jim Mason ask if it’s more ethical to eat locally.

 

Articles: Schools without Beauty

By Jonathan Kozol | September 1, 2005

What message are we sending kids when their classrooms are an “insult to aesthetics”?

 
Human-Environment Research Laboratory co-director, Frances Kuo.

Articles: Green Peace

By Chris Young | September 1, 2004

What could help do the work of medication, meditation, and community police officers? The answer’s in your backyard.

 

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