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    • The 3-Day Effect

    • Written by: Florence Williams
    • Length: 2 hrs and 30 mins
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    The 3-Day Effect is a look at the science behind why being in the wild for a minimum of three days can make us happier, healthier and more creative. Whether it’s rafting down Utah’s Green River, backpacking in Colorado wilderness or strolling through Rock Creek Park in Washington, D.C., scientists are finding that immersions in nature can reduce anxiety, enhance creativity and boost overall well-being.   

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    • By Anonymous User on 2018-10-12

    Price: CDN$ 31.27

    • Breasts Unbound

    • Written by: Florence Williams
    • Length: 3 hrs and 20 mins
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    Join the award-winning series Breasts Unbound for a revealing journey into everyone’s favorite organ. Host Florence Williams travels from Houston to Hollywood to the boob-shaped hills of Northern England to share the big and small story of breasts - why we have them, how we view them, and why they sometimes do weird things. Turns out, breasts have a lot to teach us.

    Price: CDN$ 33.54

    • The Nature Fix

    • Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative
    • Written by: Florence Williams
    • Narrated by: Emily Woo Zeller
    • Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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    For centuries, poets and philosophers extolled the benefits of a walk in the woods: Beethoven drew inspiration from rocks and trees; Wordsworth composed while tromping over the heath; Nikola Tesla conceived the electric motor while visiting a park. Intrigued by our storied renewal in the natural world, Florence Williams sets out to uncover the science behind nature's positive effects on the brain.

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    • By Anonymous User on 2018-10-16

    Price: CDN$ 32.92

    • Breasts

    • A Natural and Unnatural History
    • Written by: Florence Williams
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this informative and highly entertaining account, intrepid science reporter Florence Williams sets out to uncover the latest scientific findings from the fields of anthropology, biology, and medicine. Her investigation follows the life cycle of the breast from puberty to pregnancy to menopause, taking her from a plastic surgeon's office, where she learns about the importance of cup size in Texas, to the laboratory, where she discovers the presence of environmental toxins in her own breast milk.

    Price: CDN$ 31.25