Why Is Nature Beneficial?The Role of Connectedness to Nature
Resource Type (Category, Subcategory): Research, Study
Three studies examine the effects of exposure to nature on positive affect and ability to reflect on a life problem. … In all three studies, exposure to nature increased connectedness to nature, attentional capacity, positive emotions, and ability to reflect on a life problem … analyses indicate that the positive effects of exposure to nature are partially mediated by increases in connectedness to nature and are not mediated by increases in attentional capacity.
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