From the forest trails in Korea, to islands in Finland, to eucalyptus groves in California, Florence Williams investigates the science behind nature's positive effects n the brain. Delving into brand-new research, she uncovers the powers of natural world to improve health, promote reflection and innovation, and strengthen relationships. As our modern lives shift dramatically indoors, these ideas - and the answers they yield - and more urgent than ever.
Florence Williams is a journalist and contributing science editor to Outside magazine. Her work ahs appeared in the New York Times and National Geographic, among others. Her first book, Breasts: A Natural and Unnatural History, won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in Science and Technology. She lives in Washington, DC.