Designed Natural Spaces: Informal Gardens Are Perceived to Be More Restorative than Formal Gardens
Twedt, Elyssa; Rainey, Reuben M.; Proffitt, Dennis R.;
- Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
- Journal: Frontiers in Psychology,volume 7 (issn: 1664-1078, eissn: 1664-1078)
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- Subject: natural spaces | Psychology | built spaces | perceived restoration | garden design | BF1-990 | Original Research | restorative environments
Experimental research shows that there are perceived and actual benefits to spending time in natural spaces compared to urban spaces, such as reduced cognitive fatigue, improved mood, and reduced stress. Whereas past research has focused primarily on distinguishing betw... View more