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Seeing Climate Change? Episode 6
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Episode 6. Nurture Your Nature 

by Dominique Spitzer 

Here we explore the science linking improved mental health with experiencing the outdoors. We’ll also learn easy ways to add a little more nature into our daily lives.

Learn More

● The William Benton Museum of Art

https://benton.uconn.edu/

● Review article on the relationship between nature and mental health: Gregory N. Bratman,, et al., “The impacts of nature experience on human cognitive function and mental health,” Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1249, no. 1 (2012):

https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1749-6632.2011.06400.x

● Roger Ulrich, “Aesthetic and Affective Response to Natural Environment,” Human Behavior & Environment: Advances in Theory & Research 6 (1983), 85-125.

https://jardinessanadores.cl/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Ulrich_Aestheticandaffectiveresponsetonaturalenvironment.pdf

● Mind, Nature and Mental Health

https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/tips-for-everyday-living/nature-and-mental-health/how-nature-benefits-mental-health/

● Mental Health Foundation, “Nature: How connecting with nature benefits our mental health”

https://s.uconn.edu/n8j7z13wlx

● NatureRx at UConn

https://naturerx.initiative.uconn.edu/

● I Thrive Naturally via NatureRx at UConn

https://naturerx.initiative.uconn.edu/i-thrive-naturally/

Transcript

https://docs.google.com/document/d/10L1qgSEXJl-DlO_SyVyzWReI6e4fF2Ga/edit?usp=drive_link&ouid=101808049415986470646&rtpof=true&sd=true

Episode Credits

● Dominique Spitzer: production, script, narration, sound mix

● Hannah Mechtenberg: final sound mix

● Alexander Filippides: Podcast theme music

● Music by Jonas, Pixabay.com: “Let It Go”

● Music by Aleksey Chistilin, Pixabay.com: “Cinematic Documentary”

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