View Full Version : Nature Documentaries May Help Ease Aggression in Prisons

08-08-2016, 09:30 AM
<p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/nature-documentaries-may-help-ease-aggression-prisons-150143135.html"><img src="http://l1.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/9vCKFYlbkkPcxFgdCchIzg--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3NfbGVnbztmaT1maWxsO2g9ODY7cT03NTt3PT EzMA--/http://media.zenfs.com/en_US/News/LiveScience.com/octopus.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="Nature Documentaries May Help Ease Aggression in Prisons" align="left" title="Nature Documentaries May Help Ease Aggression in Prisons" border="0" /></a>Now, a new small study suggests that showing nature documentaries to inmates may help to ease aggression in prisons. The study took place in the Snake River Correctional Institution in Oregon, in a maximum-security unit housing 48 inmates. Over a year in which half of the inmates had an opportunity to watch nature videos projected in a recreation yard, those who saw the videos were involved in 26 percent fewer violent infractions than those who didn&#039;t.</p><br clear="all"/>