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Nature Connectedness Moderates the Effect of Nature Exposure on Explicit and Implicit Measures of Emotion

  title={Nature Connectedness Moderates the Effect of Nature Exposure on Explicit and Implicit Measures of Emotion},
  author={Ethan A. McMahan and David C. Estes and Jessica Murfin and Cruz M. Bryan},
Previous research indicates that both short-term and long-term exposure to natural environments is associated with higher levels of emotional well-being. However, less research has examined whether person-related factors may impact the salutogenic effects of nature. In the current study, we examined whether trait-level nature connectedness moderates the effect of exposure to nature on explicit and implicit measures of affect. Participants (n = 89) completed baseline measurements of trait nature… 
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