It makes us feel alive from the inside, and we should not compromise it for recent developments like urbanization, technology, or social media.
As mentioned above, the benefits of staying close to nature are diverse.
Our affinity toward nature is genetic and deep-rooted in evolution.
For example, have you ever wondered why most people prefer to book accommodations that have a great view from the balcony or the terrace?
It emerged as a branch of psychology after the research publication on person-place interactions in 1958 at the University of New York (Proshansky and group, 1958).
Environmental psychology is rooted in the belief that nature has a significant role in human development and conduct.
Unfortunately, not all clinical trials are registered before they start.
Here we discuss the dilemma faced by editors when receiving submissions reporting a clinical trial that was not registered prospectively, and a new policy for increasing transparency when a trial was registered after participant recruitment has begun.
On our support pages you can find our OA checklist along with a list of research funders and institutions that make APC funding available.
Prospective clinical trial registration aims to address publication and reporting bias.