Does birdsong make us feel better?
PUBLISHED: 15:16 13 February 2012 | UPDATED: 08:38 28 March 2014
FEB 13, 2012: The impact of birdsong on our creativity and on our sense of wellbeing is to be explored in a three-year research project at the University of Surrey, supported by the National Trust and Surrey Wildlife Trust.
Researcher Eleanor Ratcliffe said: "A great deal of anecdotal evidence suggests that we respond positively to birdsong. However, currently there is a lack of scientific research supporting the psychological effects of listening to birds."