It turns out that some tweets are good for us. Needless to say, that aren’t from twits on Twitter.
Psychologist Daniel Fryer reports on a recent study.
The recent study, led by academics from King’s College London, found that hanging out with birds improved not only the moods of people with depression but also the moods of the wider population at large (i.e., pretty much everybody).
The two-week study involved participants from the UK, Europe, the U.S., Australia, and China, so it’s pretty safe to assume that birdsong is of a cross-cultural benefit.
Act quickly, though. My local rag reports that
Tipping point species are close to threatened or endangered because they have lost half or more of their populations in the past 50 years. The State of the Birds Report, by the North American Bird Conservation Initiative, used five different sources of data, including the North American Breeding Bird Survey and the Audubon Christmas Bird Count.
Follow the links for the full stories.