Research Shows What Living Near A Forest Can Do To The Human Brain | Blue Dragon Journal

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Research Shows What Living Near A Forest Can Do To The Human Brain

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By Amanda Monteiro, Collective Evolution

European research from the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Germany suggests that city dwellers who live near nature experience positive effects on their brains compared to their purely urban counterparts, especially on the amygdala, the brain’s integrative center for emotions, emotional behaviour, and motivation. When we think of stress or fear responses, we should be thinking of the amygdala.  Read more

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