High School and Grades
- In a study of high school students, exposure to nature during school hours is positively associated with academic performance, including standardized test scores, graduation rates, and plans to attend a four-year college.
College and Attention
Girls and Self-Discipline
- Among girls, greener views from home increase concentration ability and self-discipline, which enables better performance in school.
Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
- Green outdoor activities reduce ADHD symptoms significantly more than activities conducted in other settings, even when activities were matched across settings. Findings were consistent across age, gender, and income groups; community types; geographic regions; and diagnoses.