Research at UConn
NatureRx in courses at UConn
Rakow, D. A., and G. T. Eells. 2019. NatureRx: Improving College-Student Mental Health. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York.
Williams, F. 2017. The Nature Fix. W. W. Norton & Company, New York, New York USA.
Akers, A., J. Barton, R. Cossey, P. Gainsford, M. Griffin, and D. Micklewright. 2012. Visual color perception in green exercise: positive effects on mood and perceived exertion. Environmental Science & Technology 46: 8661-8666. 10.1021/es301685g
Antonelli, M., D. Donelli, G. Barbieri, M. Valussi V. Maggini, and F. Firenzuoli. 2020. Forest volatile organic compounds and their effects on human health: A state-of-the-art review. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 17. 10.3390/ijerph17186506
Bratman, G. N., J. P. Hamilton, K. S. Hahn G. C. Daily, and J. J. Gross. 2015. Nature experience reduces rumination and subgenual prefrontal cortex activation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 112: 8567-8572. 10.1073/pnas.1510459112
Hartig, T., R. Mitchell, S. De Vries, and H. Frumpkin. 2014. Nature and health. Annual Review of Public Health 35: 207-228. 10.1146/annurev-publhealth-032013-182443
Lai H., E. J. Flies, P. Weinstein, and A. Woodward. 2019. The impact of green space and biodiversity on health. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 17: 383-390. 10.1002/fee.2077
MacKerron, G., and S. Mourato. 2013. Happiness is greater in natural environments. Global Environmental Change 23: 992-1000. 10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2013.03.010
Meredith, G. R., D. A. Rakow, E. R. B. Eldermire, C. G. Madsen, S. P. Shelley, and N. A. Sachs. 2019. Minimum time dose in nature to positively impact the mental health of college-aged students, and how to measure It: A scoping review. Frontiers in Psycholology 10: 2942. 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.02942
Ratcliffe, E., B. Gatersleben, and P. T. Sowden. 2013. Bird sounds and their contributions to perceived attention restoration and stress recovery. Journal of Environmental Psychology 36: 221-228. 10.1016/j.jenvp.2013.08.004