Research Hit: A Walk In Nature Boosts/Restores Attention and Cognitive Control

Andy Hab
4 min readMay 30, 2024

New research shows that walking in nature is more effective than walking in urban environments at restoring attention and cognitive control.

Nature is good for our health and brain: you have reported on this before, right?

Indeed, I have reported multiple times on how nature has been shown to be beneficial to all aspects of health and brain functioning:

This is another piece of supporting evidence by Amy McDonnell of the University of Utah. But also interestingly this is an intervention study.

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Andy Hab

Sharing fascinating, fun, and important knowledge on the brain and human behaviour - most days. And masters track athlete - still going strong!