Pacific Standard: More evidence that green space helps develop young brains

| Posted in Brain Education, Brain Research

Several recent studies have found children tend to fare better academically if they have ample access to the natural world. But the reasons for this remains hazy. Do they get more exercise? Breathe cleaner air? New British research reveals one likely advantage such kids enjoy. It finds they score higher on a standard test of Spatial Working Memory—the ability to retain visual information long enough to process it and make use of it to solve problem. (September 7, 2018)

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