Need a creative boost? Hit the trail, say psychology professors Ruth Ann & Paul Atchley

Psychology professors Ruth Ann & Paul Atchley talk about a link between nature & creativity (Chantal Forster/Flickr)
Psychology professors Ruth Ann & Paul Atchley talk about a link between nature & creativity (Chantal Forster/Flickr)

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University of Kansas psychology professors Ruth Ann and Paul Atchley recently completed a study showing that four days out in the wild, without cell phones or other technology, nurtures hikers’ creativity. The Atchleys joined host Ann Possis on the Feb. 1 edition of The Roadhouse to explain more.

Read more about the study Ruth Ann & Paul conducted, along with University of Utah professor David L. Strayer.

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