Jill is a science journalist who reports on health, psychology, and the environment and lives in upstate New York.

Articles by Jill U. Adams


Three Perspectives on Discovering the Mental Health Benefits of Nature

By Jill U. Adams
December 20, 2019 — The outdoors may help us focus or heal, but many grow up isolated from it.

Birding With Benefits: How Nature Improves Our Mental Mindsets

By Jill U. Adams
December 20, 2019 — Mounting scientific evidence supporting the health benefits of the outdoors is helping shape innovations in medicine, education, and more.

How to Boost Your Mindfulness and Empathy While Birding

By Jill U. Adams
December 20, 2019 — Turning your focus to nature and wildlife can help allay stress and anxiety. But always make others feel at ease, too.

Chasing Dragonflies and Damselflies

By Jill U. Adams
July 11, 2012 — Birding and butterflying have long been popular. With the advent of easy-to-use field guides and common, colorful name