Landscape Architecture Research Profiled in Chicago Magazine
A recent study by William Sullivan and Dongying Li of the Department of Landscape Architecture made headlines in some national publications for its findings that students given a view of nature out their classroom windows during breaks were better able to recover from stressful activities and concentrate on their work than kids with no access to green spaces. The duo was recently interviewed about their research, its connections to evolutionary psychology, and its policy implications. Read the in-depth profile in Chicago magazine. This research was also mentioned in a Huffington Post piece on strategies to improve learning.
Updated July 1, 2016.