A study of more than 400 children diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) has found a link between the children’s routine play settings and the severity of their symptoms, researchers report. Those who regularly play in outdoor settings with lots of green (grass and trees, for example) have milder ADHD symptoms than those who […]
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Research shows that a walk in the park is more than just a nice way to spend an afternoon. It is an essential component for good health, according to University of Illinois (U of I) environment and behavior researcher Frances “Ming” Kuo. Kuo is also the director of the Landscape and Human Health Laboratory at […]
I would like to introduce readers to several meditative techniques called Integrative Body-Mind Training (IBMT), nature exposure, and mindfulness, as well as discuss their use in attention state training. My review of current research with these intriguing alternative therapies finds that they may also be quick and effective treatments for anxiety, depression, and anger.