As if we need any other evidence to prove that traveling is awesome, a cognitive neuroscientist from the University of Utah has studied the effects nature has on thought processes and creativity. Turns out, testing proved that being in National Park wilderness for four days without distractions of Facebook, email, etcetera improved the group’s thinking scores by 50 percent. Check out the full article here. I knew I felt smarter at the top of Angels Landing at Zion National Park last spring… hopefully Rocky Mountain with have the same effect.
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- 04.01.21 : Delicate Arch framing the La Sal mountains at sunrise.03.28.21 : The Marching Men stand guard over the sandy trail to Tower Arch in the Klondike Bluffs area of Arches National Park.03.29.21 : This may look like a massive cave viewed, but it’s actually just a little hole about a foot high along the Lathrop Trail at Canyonlands.03.30.21 : Hiking amongst the sandstone formations of Fisher Towers near Moab, UT.03.28.21 : At 290 feet, Landscape Arch has the widest span of any arch in Arches National Park, and the 5th largest known span in the world. It is only 11 feet thick at its center.03.29.21 : Looking down at the White rim and Monument Basin from Grand View Point in Canyonlands National Park.