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  • For kids with ADHD, regular 'green time' is linked to milder symptoms

    University of Illinois natural resources and environmental sciences professor Frances (Ming) Kuo, left, and crop sciences visiting teaching associate Andrea Faber Taylor found that children with ADHD who routinely spent time outdoors in green settings had milder symptoms than those who regularly played indoors or outdoors in built environments.

    University of Illinois natural resources and environmental sciences professor Frances (Ming) Kuo, left, and crop sciences visiting teaching associate Andrea Faber Taylor found that children with ADHD who routinely spent time outdoors in green settings had milder symptoms than those who regularly played indoors or outdoors in built environments.

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  • Editor's note: To reach Andrea Faber Taylor, call 217-244-3898; email afabrtay@illinois.edu. To reach Frances (Ming) Kuo, call 217- 244-0393; email fekuo@illinois.edu.

    The paper, “Could Exposure to Everyday Green Space Help Treat ADHD? Evidence From Children’s Play Settings,” is available online or from the U. of I. News Bureau.