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FSEM 1010-16: Wild Creation (Ploger): Find Books - HamCAT

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Terminology for searching


  • Nature in art
  • Environmental psychology
  • Nature exposure
  • Form (Aesthetics)
  • Attention Restoration Theory
  • Philosophy of nature
  • Connectedness to nature
  • Biophilia
  • Biophilic Design

Types of Content you will Find in HamCAT

McKay, L., Barton, G., Garvis, S., & Sappa, V. (2020). Arts-Based Research, Resilience and Well-being Across the Lifespan (1st ed. 2020.). Springer International Publishing.

Naddaf, G. (2005). The Greek concept of nature. State University of New York Press.

Print Books
Macnab, M. (2012). Design by nature : using universal forms and principles in design. New Riders.
Bush Library  Main Book Collection, 3rd Floor NC703 .M236 2012

Rosen, J. (2008). Symmetry rules : how science and nature are founded on symmetry. Springer.
Bush Library Main Book Collection, 3rd Floor Q172.5.S95 R675 2008

Articles (magazine, newspaper, journals)
Message in a bottle - art boosts well-being.(art classes for patients). (2006). In Pulse (p. 8–). UBM Information Ltd.

Walshe, N., Lee, E., & Smith, M. J. (2020). Supporting Children’s Well-being with Art in Nature: Artist Pedagogue Perceptions. Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 14(1), 98–112.

Pérez-López, R., Eugenio-Gozalbo, M., Zuazagoitia, D., & Ruiz-González, A. (2020). Organic Learning Gardens in Higher Education: Do They Improve Kindergarten Pre-service Teachers’ Connectedness to and Conception of Nature? Frontiers in Psychology, 11, 282–282.

Video and Audio resources
Bosustow, S., & Lovoos, J. (1968). Design is a dandelion : a series in six parts. Bailey-Film Associates. (@MnPALS partner library)

Abreu, Y. M. (2015). Reconnecting New York City with nature: Hotel lobbies as a model for implementing biophilic design elements in the urban landscape. ProQuest Dissertations Publishing.

Kieffer, S. M. (2014). Representational Elements of Nature’s Effect on Seniors’ Self-Perceived Well-Being. ProQuest Dissertations Publishing.