Research & Studies
How spending time in nature can help relieve stress and anxiety. An article by Arthur C. Brooks, Havard Professor, and The Atlantic’s happiness columnist.
A synthesis of health benefits of natural sounds and their distribution in national parks
A US-based study that examines evidence of the health benefits of natural soundscapes and quantifies the prevalence of restorative acoustic environments in national parks across the United States. The results affirm that natural sounds improve health, increase positive affect, and lower stress and annoyance.
Health effects of environmental noise pollution
Article from the Australian Academy of Science outlining the effect of prolonged exposure to noisets affirm that natural sounds improve health, increase positive affect, and lower stress and annoyance.