Photograph by Dan Westergren
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A hiker pauses while on a trip in the White Mountains of New Hampshire.
Photograph by Dan Westergren

Are You Spending Enough Time Outside?

Going outside sounds simple enough. And it really is good for you. Take this quiz to see if you're getting out as much as you should.

Spending time outdoors can be a prescription for more than cabin fever. Being surrounded by nature has been proven to improve cognitive function, aid sleep, and increase attention span. Yet the average American spends only 7 percent of the time outdoors.

Think you're suffering from a nature deficiency? Take our quiz to see how much you're missing out. Your prefrontal cortex will thank you.