This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Find out more here

FEATURE23 February 2018

Wish you were here

x All content on Research Live and in Impact magazine is editorially independent from sponsorship or other commercial arrangements.
Find out more about advertising and sponsorship.

Behavioural economics Features Impact Leisure & Arts UK

A piece of research commissioned by the National Trust has reinforced the long-held view that special places can play an important role in people’s emotional and physical wellbeing, writes Katie McQuater.

The National Trust worked with research agency Walnut Unlimited and academics from the University of Surrey to identify what place means to people – specifically, what happens to the brain when people are in places that have a special ...