Watch Nature for Health
October 18, 2020
You don't even have to leave the couch to benefit. Watch nature programs on a screen, and it can improve your mood.
Health Science Beats Evolutionary Storytelling
July 23, 2020
Let's get practical. What is science good for? How about helping us live more satisfying lives?
Evolutionary Anthropologists Fail Big Time
July 22, 2020
When you treat other people like evolved animals, you are bound to make mistakes.
Political Science Swallows Empiricism
July 19, 2020
Big Science is recognizing its political bias and lack of integrity. Sometimes they worry about it; sometimes they just rationalize it.
New Illustra Film: The Seed that Drills Itself into the Ground
June 14, 2020
Some of the most extraordinary events in nature take place in small, common plants under our feet.
Let Nature Promote Healing
April 4, 2020
Social distancing doesn't have to mean staying inside.
Stay Healthy; Get Dirty
January 14, 2020
Studies of two people groups confirm that exposure to nature helps prime the immune system – among other benefits.
Watch: Illustra Introduces 2-Minute Wonders
December 8, 2019
Branching off from hour-long documentaries, Illustra Media started releasing quick, shareable video jewels.
Music Is Noise to Monkeys
October 1, 2019
Experiments show that monkeys prefer noise over music, even though they have brain similarities with humans.
Happiness Is a Walk in the Park
September 3, 2019
Studies continue to show that people are happier the more they interact with nature's beauty.
The Opposite of Worry Is Awe
June 30, 2019
There's nothing better than seeing the power and beauty of nature to take your mind off your worries. Or is there?
Two Resurrections Celebrated
April 21, 2019
For Easter, Illustra Media has produced a short film that dazzles the eyes with nature's beauty as a metaphor for resurrection.
Be Thankful for Nature
November 22, 2018
The health benefits of nature should encourage us to step outside and take it in.
Another Reason for Outdoor Walks: Communication
November 4, 2018
Having communication problems in the family? Try a walk in the park together.
Nature Clears Your Head
August 26, 2018
Why does exposure to nature produce so many health benefits? Researchers found some possible reasons.