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Children who live near woodland in a city have mental health than children who do . Researchers say children who visit and experience the great every day develop better thinking skills. They also have a lower of behavioural and emotional problems. Lead of the research Mikael Maes, from University College London, talked about his research. He said: "These contribute to our understanding of the natural environment as an protective factor for [a child's] development and mental health." Another report author, Professor Kate Jones, said seeing and hearing the of nature provides psychological for children.

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