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UW Nature Experience Study

UW Nature Experience Study

The overall purpose of the research is to learn more about how various stimuli affect our physiological, cognitive and psychological responses. We are looking at the impacts of forest air on human health and well-being.

Eligible participants will take part in two sessions in the University of Washington’s Pack Forest. The sessions will be at least eight days apart and involve surveys, physiology measurements, and blood tests before and after each nature contact session.

Participants will receive a $180 gift card upon completion of the entire study.

Link to Study Flyer: https://www.dropbox.com/s/l9m5980q388h0x9/UW%20Nature%20Experience%20Flyer.pdf?dl=0

> In-person at a location in Tacoma as well as the University of Washington’s Pack Forest (transportation from Tacoma to Pack Forest and back is provided).

> Please email our study team at sefsewb@uw.edu with your contact number and best times to reach you for a pre-screening phone call.

Participant Eligibility

> 18 years of age or older
> Non-smoker
> Physically capable of walking for approximately 15-20 minutes


UW Nature Experience Study Team
(206) 543-7591

Additional Study Details

Full Study Title
Do Terpenes Play a Role in the Stress-reducing Effects of a Forest Bathing Intervention?

Study ID: STUDY00013134
Start Date: 06/24/2022
End Date: 08/31/2022

Dr. Gregory N. Bratman
Dr. Christopher D. Simpson
Dr. Anne Riederer

Accepts Healthy Volunteers?

Study Site(s)

University of Washington Pack Forest

9010 453rd St E
Eatonville, Washington 98328

RAIN Incubator

2304 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma Washington 98402


Use the link below to send a message to the study coordinator, or call the number above to speak directly with a study representative.

I am interested in this research study.