Running Head: The effects of flowers have on society: The response of humanity to flowers in a psychological and emotional manner
The effects of flowers have on society: The response of humanity to flowers in a psychological and emotional manner
While flowers have a valuable role in the ecosystem and aids the environment by constantly producing oxygen, how do flowers affect the human mind? Flowers are to be generally identified as a positive influence to people, as it can aid in relieving stress and tension and it could greatly alter the person’s feelings into perceiving a object or an event in a more positive manner through its fragrances or presence. And flowers don’t only affect the mind psychologically, but also physiologically as well as it has been demonstrated that the scents of flowers can trigger several regions of the brain, leading to a positive stimulation. While it has been identified as to how flowers aid the human brain and mind, there’s yet to be found a manner in which its positive effects can be implemented into medicine. Due to the crucial role flowers have in the environment and the positive influence they have on humans, they should be more valued more than ever.
The effects of flowers have on society:
The response of humanity to flowers in a psychological and emotional manner
Flowers have always had particular characteristics to aid in luring other insects or to defend themselves from predators, but do those characteristics have an effect on humans as well? Over the course of time, flowers have slowly implemented themselves into society by becoming things such as symbols to cultures and religions or be used in medicine to heal injuries, which all just emphasizes that flowers have become more than the power plants producing oxygen they once were. They are also often used to express emotions such as happiness or love, while also expressing grief and sorrow. As the flower’s form or scent has been used to lure or frighten creatures, but unknowingly, it has also an effect on humans in a different manner. The appearance or a scent of a flower can somewhat influence and has been demonstrated to have an effect psychologically or emotionally on the human mind.
In a society that is constantly pushing overwhelming pressure and stress onto adults and students, people have been searching and spending large sums of money to relieve their tension while not realising one of the simplest methods to decrease their stress: putting flowers in the room. In a research study done by Mariko Aga, Miho Igarashi, Harumi Ikei, Yoshifumi Miyazaki and Takafumi Namekawa, their objective was to determine whether the sight of artificial or real pansies would be deemed to have any effect on the student, based upon prior knowledge that claimed there were positive physiological effects to gardening (Aga, Igarashi, Ikei, Namekawa and Miyazaki, 2015). The researchers performed their research by gathering a group of students and make them see flow...