Participating in nature-based activities including exercise, gardening, and conservation, helps improve mood and reduce anxiety for those with mental health problems.
Genetic nurture, the concept that the parent's genes indirectly influence their children by shaping the environment they provide for them, is almost equally important in a child's educational achievement as direct genetic inheritance.
Brain structure and mood improve when people spend time outdoors. This has positive implications for concentration, memory, and overall psychological wellbeing.
People report spending more time relaxing and enjoying nature as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Women, especially, report spending more time outdoors during the pandemic.
Feeling calm after spending time in nature is a sign your psychological needs are being met, a new study reports. People's attachment to wilderness can be explained by their psychological needs for autonomy, competence, and relatedness.
The ability to foster and form secure interpersonal attachments can mitigate some of the genetic risks associated with PTSD.
Virologist and computational neuroscientists agree, how humans treat and trade animals may have played a significant role in the coronavirus pandemic and other viral infections.
Study reports viral shedding of SARS-CoV-2 occurs in the upper respiratory tract during early COVID-19 infection when symptoms are mild or hardly noticeable.