Nature nurtures creativity after four days of hiking

 

Nature nurtures creativity after four days of hiking

Nature nurtures creativity after four days of hiking.

Backpackers scored 50 percent better on a creativity test after spending four days in nature disconnected from electronic devices, according to a study by psychologists from the University of Utah and University of Kansas.

“This is a way of showing that interacting with nature has real, measurable benefits to creative problem-solving that really hadn’t been formally demonstrated before,” says David Strayer, a co-author of the study and professor of psychology at the University of Utah. Disconnect and take care of your brain health.