Psychological Benefits of a Wilderness Experience

  • Stephen Kaplan
  • Janet Frey Talbot
Part of the Human Behavior and Environment book series (HUBE, volume 6)


What does it mean to go out to the wilderness—to leave society behind and to live for a while on what one carries in a pack, devoting one’s time to an exploration of the natural world?


Psychological Benefit Wilderness Area Wilderness Therapy Voluntary Attention Physical Challenge 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stephen Kaplan
    • 1
  • Janet Frey Talbot
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversity of MichiganAnn ArborUSA
  2. 2.School of Natural ResourcesUniversity of MichiganAnn ArborUSA

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