Brainiac book club week 6 - Alan Logan


In this week's segment for the Brainiac Book Club we get wild. Into the wild... the natural... the utterly none urban that is. 

Alan Logan is a naturopathic doctor who co-authoured (with Dr. Eva Selhub) This is Your Brain on Nature. In this extended audio from Roberta's conversation with him, Logan explores the benefits of Japanese forest bathing and goes into depth on some research studies that have examined the relationship between stress in our brains and urban versus natural environments. The physiology that underlies it all is explained and connected to the larger issue at hand - that nature is healthy for our brains; we need as much of it as we can get. 

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