Biophilia


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Biophilia

Theory developed by biologist Edward O. Wilson suggesting that humans have an innate affinity for nature.
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Fact: Fifty percent of people who join a gym drop out within the first three months, but there is research evidence supporting the Biophilia Effect: that the great outdoors acts as a motivator to be physically active.
Then there's the biophilia hypothesis, which is the idea that we're genetically predisposed to want to be in nature.
This year's slate is full of music-themed films, including documentaries on James Brown (Alex Gibney's untitled film), Bjork ("Bjork: Biophilia Live''), Alice Cooper ("Super Duper Alice Cooper''), the Grateful Dead's Bob Weir ("The Other One'') and jazz trumpeter Clark Terry ("Keep on Keepin' On'').
My hit singles include Hyperballad and It's Oh So Quiet, and my current album is entitled Biophilia.
Wilson, PhD, proposed his Biophilia Hypothesis, the idea that access to the natural environment can positively affect a person's health.
I saw Bjork's Biophilia show in Paris which blew my brain to bits," she enthused.
This feeling of comfort from nature, this almost womb-like experience, is called Biophilia, the love of nature.
beings possess an innate biophilia, a love of that which, like us, is
To oppose the biophobia epidemic, Orr (2004) proposes that "a will to reshape education in a way that fosters innate biophilia and the analytical abilities and practical skills necessary for a world that takes life seriously" (p.
From swan dress to moon child, Bjork has been sonically exploring the science of the natural world in her Biophilia tour.
The Project%s homepage also touts "sought-after deleted records to be re-pressed;" but many of the titles (see below) like Cat Stevens% Teaser & the Firecat or Bjork%s Biophilia -- while great records -- may not be much "sought after.
The competition invited architects, designers and students to submit their visions for how biophilia can influence the design of a new or existing space, either within interior built environments or outside in cities.