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Exposure to green and historic urban environments and mental well-being: Results from EEG and psychometric outcome measures (2022)
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Reece, R., Bornioli, A., Bray, I., & Alford, C. (2022). Exposure to green and historic urban environments and mental well-being: Results from EEG and psychometric outcome measures. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(20), 13052. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph192013052

Previous studies have identified the benefits of exposure to green or historic environments using qualitative methods and psychometric measures, but studies using a combination of measures are lacking. This study builds on current literature by focus... Read More about Exposure to green and historic urban environments and mental well-being: Results from EEG and psychometric outcome measures.

Exploring the role of exposure to green and blue spaces in preventing anxiety and depression among young people aged 14–24 years living in urban settings: A systematic review and conceptual framework (2022)
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Bray, I., Reece, R., Sinnett, D., Martin, F., & Hayward, R. (2022). Exploring the role of exposure to green and blue spaces in preventing anxiety and depression among young people aged 14–24 years living in urban settings: A systematic review and conceptual framework. Environmental Research, 214(4), 114081. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2022.114081

Despite the growing problem of anxiety and depression amongst young people aged 14–24 years living in urban settings, reviews about the role of exposure to green and blue spaces or nature in preventing anxiety and depression tend to focus on children... Read More about Exploring the role of exposure to green and blue spaces in preventing anxiety and depression among young people aged 14–24 years living in urban settings: A systematic review and conceptual framework.

Exposure to green, blue and historic environments and mental well-being: A comparison between virtual reality head-mounted display and flat screen exposure (2022)
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Reece, R., Bornioli, A., Bray, I., Newbutt, N., Satenstein, D., & Alford, C. (2022). Exposure to green, blue and historic environments and mental well-being: A comparison between virtual reality head-mounted display and flat screen exposure. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(15), e9457. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19159457

Improving the mental health of urban residents is a global public health priority. This study builds on existing work that demonstrates the ability of virtual exposure to restorative environments to improve population mental health. It compares the r... Read More about Exposure to green, blue and historic environments and mental well-being: A comparison between virtual reality head-mounted display and flat screen exposure.

Exposure to green space and prevention of anxiety and depression among young people in urban settings: A global scoping review (2021)
Journal Article
Reece, R., Bray, I., Sinnett, D., Hayward, R., & Martin, F. (2021). Exposure to green space and prevention of anxiety and depression among young people in urban settings: A global scoping review. Journal of Public Mental Health, 20(2), 94-104. https://doi.org/10.1108/JPMH-02-2021-0030

Purpose: There is a mental health crisis, particularly among young people. Despite many young people living in urban settings, reviews about the association between exposure to green or natural environments and mental health tend to focus on either c... Read More about Exposure to green space and prevention of anxiety and depression among young people in urban settings: A global scoping review.

The impact of alcohol hangover on simulated driving performance during a ‘commute to work’—zero and residual alcohol effects compared (2020)
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Alford, C., Broom, C., Carver, H., Johnson, S. J., Lands, S., Reece, R., & Verster, J. C. (2020). The impact of alcohol hangover on simulated driving performance during a ‘commute to work’—zero and residual alcohol effects compared. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 9(5), Article 1435. https://doi.org/10.3390/jcm9051435

Driving is increasing across the world and road traffic accidents are a major cause of serious injuries and fatalities. The link between alcohol consumption and impaired driving has long been established and has led to legislation in many countries,... Read More about The impact of alcohol hangover on simulated driving performance during a ‘commute to work’—zero and residual alcohol effects compared.

The effects of alcohol hangover on mood and performance assessed at home (2020)
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Alford, C., Martinkova, Z., Tiplady, B., Reece, R., & Verster, J. C. (2020). The effects of alcohol hangover on mood and performance assessed at home. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 9(4), Article 1068. https://doi.org/10.3390/jcm9041068

The current study evaluated the next day consequences of a social night of drinking compared to a no alcohol night, with standardised mood and portable screen-based performance measures assessed in the morning at participants’ homes, and a breathalys... Read More about The effects of alcohol hangover on mood and performance assessed at home.