Evidence for Action Poster Session
Led by Dr. Aruni Bhatnagar, Director of The Envirome Insitute at the University of Louisville, and Dr. Terry Horton, Associate Professor of Research in the Department of Anthropology at Northwestern University, the “Evidence for Action” poster session will showcase basic and applied research that can inform discussions around the economic and practical applications of nature as a social determinant of health.
The poster session will begin Thursday, October 17 at 5 p.m. in the mezzanine of the Snow King Resort Hotel. The event is free and open to the public.
Poster session abstracts, their presenters at SHIFT and the studies’ authors are as follows.
Reward Positivity as a Biomarker for Attention Restoration in Nature
Authors: S.B. LoTemplio, E.E. Scott, D.L. Strayer, et al.
Managing Public Lands for Healthy Outcomes through Outdoor Recreation: Multi-State Survey Data from the BLM Outcomes-Focused Management Approach
Authors: R. Bryant Wright, Peter J Fix, Rachel Garcia, Dorothy Morgan, Kimberly Diamond, Randy J. Virden, T. Timothy Casey
Effects of PTSD and MDD Comorbidity on Psychological Changes During Surf Therapy Sessions
Presenter: Nicholas P. Otis
Nicholas P. Otis, Kristen H. Walter, Lisa H. Glassman, Travis N. Ray, Betty Michalewicz-Kragh, & Cynthia J. Thomsen Authors:
Nature in Urban and Exurban settings as violence prevention and trauma relief
A Protocol for School-Based Park Prescriptions: Connecting Students to Nature
Presenter: Courtney Schultz
Authors: C.L. Schultz, T.H. Horton, J. Henderson, et al.
Health and Educational Outcomes of Nature Based Education for Non-White, Low-Income, Urban Youth
Acute Bouts of Exercise in Virtual Nature Uniquely Influences Cognitive Performance
Presenter: Rachel Hopman
Authors: R. Hopman, N.E.Logan, C.H. Hillman, and A.F. Kramer
Green Exercise Improves Fasting Blood Glucose
Building Healthy Teams: Using Nature-Based Interventions to Improve Workplace Performance and Promote Healthy Work Environments
Presenter: Paul Atchley
Authors: R.A. Atchley, E.M. Benau, and D. Strayer
Inclusion in the Outdoors to Address Social Determinants of Health with Wilderness Inquiry
Prolonged Exposure to Nature Modulates Neural Biomarkers of Attention
Presenter: Emily Scott
Authors : E.E. Scott, S. LoTemplio, A. McDonnell, et al.
Designing Nature-Based Social Prescriptions with Teenage Mothers to Address Social Connection
Presenter: Ashby Leavell
Authors: M.A. Leavell, J.S. Litt, J.A. Leiferman, S. Tillema, A. Turbyfil
Nature as a Modulator of the Error-Related Negativity
Presenter: Sara LoTemplio
LoTemplio, S., Scott, E.E., McDonnell, A.M., Hopman, R.J., McNay, D., Greenberg, K.G., McKinney, T.M., Castro, S.C., Payne, B.R., & Strayer, D.L. Authors:
Abstracts for the poster session were evaluated and selected by the E4A Steering Committee members:
Aruni Bhatnagar, PhD, Director, Christina Lee Brown Envirome Institute, University of Louisville, Committee Co-Chair
Richard Christiana, PhD, Assistant Professor, Health Promotion and Behavior, Appalachian State University
Rachel Hopman, PhD, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Northeastern University
Terry Horton, PhD, Associate Professor of Research, Northwestern University, Committee Co-Chair
Art Kramer, PhD, Professor of Psychology and Director of the Center for Cognitive & Brain Health, Northeastern University
Research Associate, Department of Health and Behavioral Sciences, Military Population Health, Naval Health Center Nick Otis,
David Strayer, PhD, Director, Applied Cognition Lab, University of Utah
Clinical and Research Psychologist, Health and Behavioral Sciences, Naval Health Research Center Kristen Walter, PhD,