Neurobiology and Nature
Check out the links between outdoors and the function of the brain and body. Click the links below for more info.
This is an excellent short talk released by National Geographic that explores the emerging neuroscience research on nature connection and how it improves physical and mental health.
As rates of chronic disease among children have skyrocketed over the past few decades, pediatricians have increasingly looked for solutions beyond the clinic. Sometimes that means actually prescribing time outside.
The idea isn't new. The 16th century Swiss physician Paracelsus declared that "the art of healing comes from nature, not from the physician."