Dr. Michael Newton, Cert. of Education (King Alfred's College), B.A., M.A., Ph.D. (McMaster)
Phone: (709) 637-6279
Professor – Religious Studies / Environmental Studies
- Mindfulness based stress reduction for university students
- The human connection to nature
- Mindfulness meditation in nature
Development of a web based tool for university students to learn the basics of mindfulness meditation to help them deal with stress and anxiety.
Testing the "connection to nature" hypothesis that shows that a person's intimate experience of the natural world has a direct relationship to them developing both a positive view towards the environment and a beneficial effect on their physical and mental health.