REMINDER: Spending Time Outdoors Has Positive EffectOn Our Brains
Spending time outdoors hasa positive effect on the brain.
Researchers regularly examined six healthy, middle-aged city dwellers forsix-months. In total, more than 280 MRI scans were taken of their brains.
The brain scans show that the time spent outdoors by the people was positivelyrelated to gray matter in the part of the brain which is involved in theplanning and regulation of actions, as well as what is referred to as cognitivecontrol.