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Publications

2021

  1. Song, C., Ikei, H. (co-first author), Miyazaki, Y. Effects of forest-derived visual, auditory, and combined stimuli. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening 2021, 64, 127253.
  2. Yamashita, R., Chen, C., Matsubara, T., Hagiwara, K., Inamura, M., Aga, K., Hirotsu, M., Seki, T., Takao, A., Nakagawa, E., Kobayashi, A., Fujii, Y., Hirata, K., Ikei, H., Miyazaki, Y., Nakagawa, S. The mood-improving effect of viewing images of nature and its neural substrate. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2021, 18(10), 5500.
  3. Kobayashi, H., Ikei, H. (co-first author), Song, C., Kagawa, T., Miyazaki, Y. Comparing the impact of forest walking and forest viewing on psychological states. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening 2021, 57, 126920.

2020

  1. Ikei, H., Nakamura, M., Miyazaki, Y. Physiological effects of visual stimulation using knotty and clear wood images among young women. Sustainability 2020, 12(23), 9898.
  2. Jo, H., Ikei, H., Song, C., Miyazaki, Y. Individual differences in the psychological effects of forest sounds based on type A and type B behavior patterns. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening 2020, 55, 126855.
  3. Song, C., Ikei, H. (co-first author), Kagawa, T., Miyazaki, Y. Effect of viewing real forest landscapes on brain activity. Sustainability 2020, 12(16), 6601.
  4. Song, C., Ikei, H., Park, B.J., Lee, J., Kagawa, T., Miyazaki, Y. Association between the psychological effects of viewing forest landscapes and trait anxiety level. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2020, 17(15), 5479.
  5. Ochiai, H., Song, C., Jo, H., Oishi, M., Imai, M., Miyazaki, Y. Relaxing effects induced by forest sound in patients with gambling disorder. Sustainability 2020, 12(15), 5969.
  6. Lu, N., Song, C., Kuronuma, T., Ikei, H., Miyazaki, Y., Takagaki, M. The possibility of sustainable urban horticulture based on nature therapy. Sustainability 2020, 12(12), 5058.
  7. Ikei, H. and Miyazaki, Y. Positive physiological effects of touching sugi (Cryptomeria japonica) with the sole of the feet. Journal of Wood Science 2020, 66, 29.

2019

  1. Kobayashi, H., Song, C., Ikei, H., Park, B.J., Kagawa, T., Miyazaki, Y. Combined effect of walking and forest environment on salivary cortisol concentration. Frontiers in Public Health 2019, 7, 376.
  2. Jo, H., Song, C., Miyazaki, Y. Physiological benefits of viewing nature: A systematic review of indoor experiments. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2019, 16(23), 4739.
  3. Nakamura, M., Ikei, H. (co-first author), Miyazaki, Y. Physiological effects of visual stimulation with full-scale wall images composed of vertically and horizontally arranged wooden elements. Journal of Wood Science 2019, 65, 55.
  4. Ikei, H., Song, C., Miyazaki, Y. Physiological effects of touching sugi (Cryptomeria japonica) with the palm of the hand. Journal of Wood Science 2019, 65, 48.
  5. Song, C., Ikei, H. (co-first author), Miyazaki, Y. Physiological effects of forest-related visual, olfactory, and combined stimuli on humans: An additive combined effect. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening 2019, 44, 126437.
  6. Song, C., Ikei, H. (co-first author), Kagawa, T., Miyazaki, Y. Physiological and psychological effects of viewing forests on young women. Forest 2019, 10(8), 635.
  7. Jo, H., Song, C. (co-first author), Ikei, H., Enomoto, S., Kobayashi, H., Miyazaki, Y. Physiological and psychological effects of forest and urban sounds using high-resolution sound sources. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2019, 16(15), 2649.
  8. Song, C., Ikei, H. (co-first author), Kagawa, T., Miyazaki, Y. Effects of walking in a forest on young women. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2019, 16(2), 229.

2018

  1. Song, C., Ikei, H. (co-first author), Park, B.J., Lee, J., Kagawa, T., Miyazaki, Y. Psychological benefits of walking through forest areas. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2018, 15(12), 2804.
  2. Song, C., Ikei, H. (co-first author), Nara, M., Takayama, D., Miyazaki, Y. Physiological effects of viewing bonsai in elderly patients undergoing rehabilitation. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2018, 15(12), 2635.
  3. Ikei, H., Song, C., Miyazaki, Y. Physiological effects of touching the wood of hinoki cypress (Chamaecyparis obtusa) with the soles of the feet. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2018, 15(10), 2135.
  4. Kobayashi, H., Song, C., Ikei, H., Park, B.J., Kagawa, T., Miyazaki, Y. Forest walking affects autonomic nervous activity: A population-based study. Frontiers in Public Health 2018, 6, 278.
  5. Song, C., Ikei, H. (co-first author), Miyazaki, Y. Physiological effects of visual stimulation with forest imagery. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2018, 15(2), 213.
  6. Ikei, H., Song, C. (co-first author), Miyazaki, Y. Physiological effects of touching hinoki cypress (Chamaecyparis obtusa). Journal of Wood Science 2018, 64, 226-236.

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