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Main Title The nature principle : human restoration and the end of nature-deficit disorder /
Author Louv, Richard.
Publisher Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill,
Year Published 2011
OCLC Number 694831351
ISBN 1565125819 (hbk.); 9781565125810 (hbk.)
Subjects Nature--Psychological aspects ; Human beings--Effect of environment on
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EIAM  BF353.5.N37L69 2011 Region 2 Library/New York,NY 08/01/2011
Edition 1st ed.
Collation xii, 317 p. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Introduction: Nature-deficit disorder for adults -- Pt. 1: Nature neurons: intelligence, creativity, and the hybrid mind. Singing for bears ; The hybrid mind -- Pt. 2: Vitamin N: tapping the power of the natural world for our physical, emotional, and family fitness. The garden ; Fountains of life ; Re-naturing the psyche ; The deep green high ; The nature prescription -- Pt. 3: Near is the new far: knowing who you are by knowing where you are. Searching for your one true place ; The incredible experience of being where you are ; Welcome to the neighborhood ; The purposeful place ; The bonding -- Pt. 4: Creating everyday Eden: high-tech/high-nature design where we live, work, and play. The Nature Principle at home ; Stop, look up, and listen ; Nature neurons go to work ; Living in a restorative city ; Little suburb on the prairie -- Pt. 5: The high-performance human: making a living, a life, and a future. Vitamin N for the soul ; All rivers run to the future ; The right to a walk in the woods ; Where mountains once were and rivers will be. Supported by groundbreaking research, anecdotal evidence, and compelling personal stories, Louv shows how tapping into the restorative powers of the natural world can boost mental acuity and creativity; promote health and wellness; build smarter and more sustainable businesses, communities, and economies; and ultimately strengthen human bonds.