TRANSCENDENT EXPERIENCE IN FOREST ENVIRONMENTS

@article{Williams2001TRANSCENDENTEI,
  title={TRANSCENDENT EXPERIENCE IN FOREST ENVIRONMENTS},
  author={K. Williams and David Harvey},
  journal={Journal of Environmental Psychology},
  year={2001},
  volume={21},
  pages={249-260}
}
People who visit, work or live in forests (n=131) described a transcendent moment in a forest, providing written responses to open ended questions regarding the cause, thoughts, and behaviour associated with the event. Participants also rated the episode on a number of scales measuring characteristics of transcendence such as sense of union and timelessness, and broader appraisal dimensions such as complexity, novelty and causality. Appraisal patterns, identified through principal components… Expand

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