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Just looking at nature can help your brain work better.


Just looking at nature can help your brain work better, study finds - The Washington Post

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The research adds to a growing scientific literature on the health advantages — psychological and otherwise — of being exposed to views of nature in urban settings, for instance through the presence of parks or trees. Research in this area is so far along, in fact, that researchers are considering whether it might be possible to identify the right “dose” of nature that people need to receive in order to actually reap significant health benefits.

I'm not quite following them. Looking at nature WHILE OUTDOORS or looking at nature pics?

The nature pics are used to test minimum daily requirement for benefit - the baseline.  Real nature is better.

Ah, thanks. I figured real nature is better!

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