How Do You Measure A “Dose” Of Nature?

We know that connecting with nature is good for our health, thanks to a growing body of evidence. But how do we measure a “dose” of nature? Do we get the same benefits from having plants in our offices that we do from gardening in our yards? Is looking at a picture of the ocean the same as seeing it in person?

In the article linked, scientists discuss a research effort, focused on questions like these, that has the potential to yield public health insights.

http://hsnewsbeat.uw.edu/story/how-do-you-measure-dose-nature

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