Why might you want to stop and appreciate birdsong?

Dr Frank Lipman
Dec 19, 2022

Do you ever stop to admire birdlife? Well,  if you do, research suggests that you may bedoing a service to your mental health.

Study Summary

New research, including 1,292 participants with and without depression, found that:

  • Both hearing and seeing birdlife was associated with improved mental well-being during exposure to birdlife his finding stayed the same regardless of nutrient deficiency status, other lifestyle factors and socioeconomic status.

The Hearty Take

In the future, soundscapes could be altered across spaces to help promote mental health! Are you interested in adding birdsong into your mental health tool-kit? While this research has its limitations, it can’t do much harm to stop and appreciate birdsong from time to time.

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