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UChicago Scientist Studies How Nature Makes You Feel Better

Marc Berman, head of the Environmental Neuroscience Lab, has recorded positive cognitive effects from just photos or sounds of nature.

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Marc Berman, head of the University of Chicago’s Environmental Neuroscience Lab, has been studying how exposure to nature has positive cognitive effects. In this podcast, Berman discusses his research on trees, brain mapping, and urban nature.