Human physiological benefits of viewing nature: EEG responses to exact and statistical fractal patterns.

  title={Human physiological benefits of viewing nature: EEG responses to exact and statistical fractal patterns.},
  author={Caroline M. Hagerhall and Thorbjorn Laike and Marianne K{\"u}ller and Elizabeth Marcheschi and Cooper R. Boydston and R. P. Taylor},
  journal={Nonlinear dynamics, psychology, and life sciences},
  volume={19 1},
Psychological and physiological benefits of viewing nature have been extensively studied for some time. More recently it has been suggested that some of these positive effects can be explained by nature's fractal properties. Virtually all studies on human responses to fractals have used stimuli that represent the specific form of fractal geometry found in nature, i.e. statistical fractals, as opposed to fractal patterns which repeat exactly at different scales. This raises the question of… CONTINUE READING
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