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Flashcards in Environment Deck (34):
1

Your ____________ is everything that surrounds and influences you in a physical, mental, or spiritual way

Environment

2

All of your ------- influence your mood and ultimately your health and well-being

Senses

3

Experiencing nature, whether through passive observance or active participation, is an important component of your --------- well being

Psychological

4

In a rural setting, levels of nearby --------- moderate the impact of stressful life events on the psychological well-being of children. Specially, the impact of ---------- was lower amount children with high levels of nearby nature than amount those with little nearby nature

Nature, life stress

5

------- is also associated with soothing feelings of security and comfort, which imply pressure and relaxation

Blue

6

Fresh air is negatively -------, and breathing it provides you with many wonderful health benefits

Ionized

7

The air inside most homes is an average of ------- times more polluted than the air outside its walls

Two to five

8

---------- has been identified as one of the top five environmental risks for public health

Indoor pollution

9

(SAD)

Seasoned affective disorder

10

Sunlight increases the production of serotonin, which some call the --------

Happy hormone

11

--------- also promotes positive thinking

Serotonin

12

Sunlight is also a great way for you to get enough----------

Vitamin D

13

Getting moderate amounts of sunlight can be extremely beneficial and may even help prevent certain types of------

Cancer

14

For the best health, don't avoid the -

Sun

15

--------- is a cognitive mechanism that is restored by interactions with nature

Direct attention

16

Americans spend ----------- of their time indoors, behind cinderblock walls, under artificial lights, and breathing recirculated air

90 percent

17

Organization, cleanliness, and order all promote much-needed ---------- and ---------

Health, peace

18

Every day teenagers like you view countless hours of --------

Media

19

Today, eight- to 18 year olds spend an average of ___________ using entertainment media in a typical day

7 hours 38 minutes

20

__________________ show increased activity in areas of the brain linked to aggression and decreased responses in regions that contribute to self control

Violent video games

21

UNPLUG- if you think your environment may be over saturated with media, here are a few tips to disconnect and get back to reality

1. Close your screen
2. Disable push notifications
3. Set a limit
4. Shut it down

22

Just the sight of ______________ may positively impact your life and give you greater satisfaction

Nature

23

Research done by NASA shows that living, green, and flowering plants remove _____________ from the air in building interiors

Several toxin chemicals

24

Studies found that _______________ can quickly reduce blood pressure and pulse rate, and increase the brain activity that uplifts your mood

Simply viewing a garden or other natural settings

25

Research shows _____________ elevates stress and decreases the level of your perceived quality of life

Noise

26

The harmful effects of _________________ also include hearing loss(temporary and permanent) as well as increased blood pressure, decreased concentration, and a negative effect on your mood

Loud noise

27

Research has shown that __________ leads to increased positive emotional effects and increased function of the immune system

Singing in a choir

28

Listening to portable media devices such as MP3 players at high volumes for long periods of time can cause _________________ hearing loss

Noise- induced

29

__________________ are projected into the emotion center of your brain. The field of _______________ uses this connection to enhance your sense of being

Smell signals, aromatherapy

30

Being a careful steward of the __________ isn't just the right thing to do for the future generations, it's what God created you to do

Environment

31

_______________, also known as _______________, is the practice of designing, manufacturing, purchasing, or using materials ( such as products and packaging) in ways that reduce the amount of toxicity or trash created

Waste prevention, source reduction

32

As you probably already know, ______________ is a series of activities that includes collections items that would otherwise be considered waste, sorting a processing those items into raw materials, and manufacturing the raw materials into new products

Recycling

33

According to the EPA, you can ________ items by repairing them, donating them to charity and community groups, or selling them

Reuse

34

Reuse is preferable to _________ because items do not need to be reprocessed before they can be used again

Recycling