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dc.contributor.advisorNewday, Amy
dc.contributor.authorPourtau, Maylis
dc.date.accessioned2017-01-06T20:33:42Z
dc.date.available2017-01-06T20:33:42Z
dc.date.issued2016
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10920/30555
dc.descriptionii, 47 p.en_US
dc.description.abstractExposure to nature, defined as an environment than can live and prosper without human contact, is beneficial for human beings. Indeed, studies have shown that exposure to natural or green spaces affects children and adults positively, which is what the author of this SIP is going to show. Thanks to several studies, she is going to talk about the fact that nature can decrease levels of stress, increase ways of thinking and help people learn about nature, for example. In addition, it decreases diseases such obesity and diabetes. It is thus important for schools and societies to develop programs for children and adults to be outdoors.en_US
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherKalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College.en_US
dc.relation.ispartofKalamazoo College Environmental Studies Senior Individualized Projects Collection
dc.relation.ispartofseriesSenior Individualized Projects. Environmental Studies.;
dc.rightsU.S. copyright laws protect this material. Commercial use or distribution of this material is not permitted without prior written permission of the copyright holder. All rights reserved.
dc.titleThe Impacts of Exposure to Nature on Humans' Mental and Physical Healthen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
KCollege.Access.ContactIf you are not a current Kalamazoo College student, faculty, or staff member, email dspace@kzoo.edu to request access to this thesis.


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