Mounting research is telling us that staying indoors is harming our mental well-being. Jonah Lehrer’s Wall Street Journal blog WSJ Blog Mom Was Right:Go Outside he warns that humans are becoming indoor species. Is this a problem? Yes, according to scientists’ research. We spend so much time with technology that we don’t have time to get outside.
Children between the ages of 8 and 18 spend more than four hours a day interacting with technology. That means they have less time or no time for nature.