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The in fl uence of urban green environments on stress relief measures : A fi eld experiment

  title={The in fl uence of urban green environments on stress relief measures : A fi eld experiment},
  author={Liisa Tyrv{\"a}inen and A. Ojala and Kalevi Korpela and T. Lanki and Y. Tsunetsugu and T. Kagawa},
  • Liisa Tyrväinen, A. Ojala, +3 authors T. Kagawa
  • Published 2014
  • This study investigated the psychological (perceived restorativeness, subjective vitality, mood, creativity) and physiological (salivary cortisol concentration) effects of short-term visits to urban nature environments. Seventy-seven participants visited three different types of urban areas; a built-up city centre (as a control environment), an urban park, and urban woodland located in Helsinki, the capital of Finland. Our results show that the large urban park and extensively managed urban… CONTINUE READING
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