Walking In Nature Changes Your Brain – Evidence for Experiential Education

One of the most popular activities that we offer is the solo walk. Many Tremont participants have the opportunity to walk alone for 1-2 miles on the trails here in the park. During the walk, participants are spaced out about 2 minutes from one another, and are prompted to pay close attention to their surroundings [...]

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Free Your Mind to Wander – Evidence for Experiential Education

In this edition, we're getting creative. Rather, we're highlighting the mental boost in creative, higher-order cognition that results from taking time to immerse in nature. Consider that experiences in nature are popularly associated with words like "peace, "calm," "relaxed" and "serene." A term used by researchers for what these words are describing is "soft fascination," [...]

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Education is Suffering from Narration Sickness – Evidence for Experiential Education

In response to a host of developing societal issues, scientists across a wide spectrum of disciplines are studying the human-nature connection and what happens when we spend time in or become disconnected from the natural world. In this series, we'll take a look at research findings and anecdotes from past Tremont participants related to the [...]

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The Nature Conservancy – Evidence for Experiential Education

In response to a host of developing societal issues, scientists across a wide spectrum of disciplines are studying the human-nature connection and what happens when we spend time in or become disconnected from the natural world. In this series, we'll take a look at research findings and anecdotes from past Tremont participants related to the [...]

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Unschooling – Evidence for Experiential Education

In response to a host of developing societal issues, scientists across a wide spectrum of disciplines are studying the human-nature connection and what happens when we spend time in or become disconnected from the natural world. In this series, we'll take a look at research findings and anecdotes from past Tremont participants related to the [...]

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