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Green Space is Good for Your Brain

The science is clear. Green space is good for your subgenual prefrontal cortex, the part of your brain associated with brooding.

A continuing study out of Stanford University looks at the relationship between time spent in nature and our moods, and scientists there found a correlation –– between green spaces and calm minds. Some unclear variables remain, like how much time needs to be spent outdoors and what the specific beneficial elements of time spent in nature are, but one fact remains: walking in nature changes your brain for the better.

For more on the topic, check out this New York Times article here.

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