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Author Louv, Richard

Title The nature principle : human restoration and the end of nature-deficit disorder / Richard Louv

Publ Info Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2011
Edition First edition
 RIC  BF353.5.N37 L69 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  BF353.5.N37 L69 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  BF353.5.N37 L69 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  BF353.5.N37 L69 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xii, 317 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Nature-deficit disorder for adults -- Nature neurons : intelligence, creativity, and the hybrid mind -- Singing for bears -- The hybrid mind -- Vitamin N : tapping the power of the natural world for our physical, emotional, and family fitness -- The garden -- Fountains of life -- Re-naturing the psyche -- The deep green high -- The nature prescription -- Near is the new far : knowing who you are by knowing where you are -- Searching for your one true place -- The incredible experience of being where you are -- Welcome to the neighborhood -- The purposeful place -- The bonding -- Creating everyday Eden : high-tech/high-nature design where we live, work, and play -- The Nature Principle at home -- Stop, look up, and listen -- Nature neurons go to work -- Living in a restorative city -- Little suburb on the prairie -- The high-performance human : making a living, a life, and a future -- Vitamin N for the soul -- All rivers run to the future -- The right to a walk in the woods -- Where mountains once were and rivers will be
Note Supported by groundbreaking research, anecdotal evidence, and compelling personal stories, Louv shows how tapping into the restorative powers of the natural world can boost mental acuity and creativity; promote health and wellness; build smarter and more sustainable businesses, communities, and economies; and ultimately strengthen human bonds
LC subject Nature -- Psychological aspects
Human beings -- Effect of environment on
ISBN 1565125819 (hbk.)
9781565125810 (hbk.)