Scientists have long theorized that natural settings can help us manage the stress induced by urban living. New research made possible by advances in EEG technology has confirmed the restorative effects of parks.
Mar 28, 2013 The New York Times
Scientists are studying whether the stresses of living in urban environments increases the risks of developing mental health disorders. Global urbanization is making the question an urgent one, writes Alison Abbott.
Oct 12, 2012 Nature
Forbes Magazine picks 15 of the most stressful cities in the United States. To come up with the data, "we analyzed quality-of-life data from the 40 largest metropolitan statistical areas," says Beth Greenfield.
Oct 14, 2011 Forbes
A new study looks at how growing up and living in cities can affect how people process stress.
Jul 2, 2011 Per Square Mile
Not long ago, I posted on what makes some cities more stressful
than others. (See http://www.planetizen.com/node/40441
). In that post, I remarked that the Blog Post
Sep 14, 2009 By
By looking at city data and quality-of-life measures, <em>Forbes</em> has created a list of the most stressful cities in the U.S. Chicago, Detroit and New York rank the highest.
Sep 23, 2008 Forbes