Sonja Sudimac

LIFE Berlin

External LIFE Fellow from 2020 to 2024, MPI for Human Development

Dr. rer. nat.

Dissertation Defended at Freie Universität Berlin in June 2024

Exposure to Natural Versus Urban Environments: Short-Term Effects on Stress, Stress-Related Brain Function, and Hippocampal Structure

(Advisor: Simone Kühn)

Selected Publications

Sudimac, S., & Kühn, S. (2022). A one-hour walk in nature reduces amygdala activity in women, but not in men. Frontiers in Psychology, 13, Article 931905.

Sudimac, S., Sale, V., & Kühn, S. (2022). How nature nurtures: Amygdala activity decreases as the result of a one-hour walk in nature. Molecular Psychiatry, 27, 4446–4452.

Tawil, N., Sztuka, I. M., Pohlmann, K., Sudimac, S., & Kühn, S. (2021). The living space: Psychological well-being and mental health in response to virtual interior architecture in a free exploration paradigm. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(23), Article 12510.

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