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February 2, 2016 AT 5:00 am

Want Kids To Do Better On Tests? Let Them Gaze Into Nature #makereducation

3055959 poster p 1 gazing out onto green views helps students do better in tests

Interesting study from Dongying Li and William Sullivan of the University of Illinois on the effect natural surroundings has on learning, via FastCoExist.

Gazing out of the widow onto green pastures or a peaceful copse of trees while sitting an exam will actually help students score higher. And not just a little bit either—a new study has found that students’ capacity to pay attention increased 13% with a green view outside their classroom window.

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