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Do We REALLY Need To Go Outside?

Your parents probably always told you to go outside because it’s good for you. Is there any truth to this, or are they just trying to get you out of their hair?

Read More:
Biophilia: Does Visual Contact with Nature Impact on Health and Well-Being?
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2760412/
“It is concluded that an environment devoid of Nature may act as a “discord”, i.e., have a negative effect.”

Mud pies and green spaces – why children do better when they can get outdoors
https://theconversation.com/mud-pies-and-green-spaces-why-children-do-better-when-they-can-get-outdoors-43151
“A new study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences by a team of researchers from Spain, Norway, and the US found that time spent near or in green places, especially those in and around schools, can improve learners’ cognitive development.”

Here’s Proof Going Outside Makes You Healthier
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/06/22/how-the-outdoors-make-you_n_5508964.html
“Summer is here, and we’re all for burgers, ocean breezes and an ice cream cone or two. But getting outside is about more than beaches and barbecues. Science shows that spending time in the great outdoors can actually make you healthier.”

90 MINUTES IN NATURE REALLY CHANGE THE BRAIN
http://www.futurity.org/nature-depression-951762/?utm_source=feedly&utm_medium=webfeeds
“A new study finds quantifiable evidence that walking in nature could lead to a lower risk of depression.”
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