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Study finds that by age 3 kids prefer nature's fractal patterns

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  • All humans, from kids to adults, prefer fractals from simple shapes, and it seems to a preference that we’re born with.
  • The aesthetic experience of viewing fractals influences our brains in many positive ways, like reducing stress and refreshing our minds.
  • Nature provides this for free, but humans remove it when we create urban landscapes that don’t have fractals.
  • Incorporating fractals into our environments could benefit people of all ages.

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