So it seems that nature not only makes us nicer, but also smarter. Or at least, it helps our brains function closer to their best capacity.
Recent research shows that taking a stroll through a natural setting can boost performance ontasks calling for sustained focus.Taking in the sights and sounds of nature appears to be especially beneficial for our minds.In fact, Dr. Marc Berman and fellow researchers at the University of Michigan found thatperformance on memory and attention tests improved by 20 percent after study subjects paused for a walk through an arboretum. When these people were sent on a break to stroll down a busy street in town, no cognitive boost was detected.
Filed in assorted No Responses yet