I am the author of The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes us Happier, Healthier and More Creative (2017) and Breasts: A Natural and Unnatural History (2012), winner of the 2013 Los Angeles Times Book Prize in Science and Technology. I live in Washington, D.C. with my family, including two teenagers.
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February 21, 2017
Walking in nature connects us to each other and, as science is now telling us, also helps us recover from anxiety and stress. Frederick Law Olmsted knew as much, understanding the essential links between green space, human health and democracy.