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Wood and the Human Health

By: Ashley Drye
Posted In: News

"A recent study at the University of British Columbia and FPInnovations has established a link between wood and human health. In the
study the presence of visual wood surfaces in a room lowered sympathetic nervous system (SNS) activation. The SNS is responsible for physiological stress responses in humans. This result opens the door to a myriad of stress-related health benefits that the presence of wood may afford in the built environment. The application of wood to promote health indoors is a new tool for practitioners of evidence-based design."

A great article!  Read more here.  

http://issuu.com/hfmag/docs/wood_human_health_final-single/1?zoomed=&zoomPercent=&zoomX=&zoomY=&noteText=&noteX=&noteY=&viewMode=magazine

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