Corpus ID: 189893104

Nature Involvement Increases Hedonic and Eudaimonic Well-Being : A Two-Week Experimental Study

@inproceedings{Passmore2014NatureII,
  title={Nature Involvement Increases Hedonic and Eudaimonic Well-Being : A Two-Week Experimental Study},
  author={Holli-Anne Passmore and A. Howell},
  year={2014}
}
Given experimental evidence of enhancement of well-being as a result of brief exposure to nature, we sought to study the effect of ongoing nature involvement on well-being. Undergraduate participants (N = 84) were randomly assigned to either a nature intervention condition or a control condition. Results indicated that, at the end of 2 weeks, netpositive affect and feelings of elevation were significantly higher, and meaning was marginally higher, in the nature intervention condition relative… CONTINUE READING

Figures and Tables from this paper.

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 39 REFERENCES
Behavioral activation interventions for well-being: A meta-analysis
  • 142
  • Open Access
Why Is Nature Beneficial?
  • 516
  • Open Access
The Nature of Happiness: Nature Affiliation and Mental Well-Being
  • 25
  • Open Access
How to increase and sustain positive emotion: The effects of expressing gratitude and visualizing best possible selves
  • 644
  • Highly Influential
  • Open Access
The connectedness to nature scale: A measure of individuals’ feeling in community with nature ☆
  • 1,223
  • Open Access
Pursuing Pleasure or Virtue: The Differential and Overlapping Well-Being Benefits of Hedonic and Eudaimonic Motives
  • 502
  • Open Access
Interacting with nature improves cognition and affect for individuals with depression.
  • 329
  • Open Access