The connectedness to nature scale: A measure of emotional connection to nature?

Jeffrey L. Perrin, Victor A. Benassi a b s t r a c t Mayer and Frantz (2004) proposed that their connectedness to nature scale (CNS) provides a measure of people’s emotional connection to nature. After reanalyzing data from their article, collecting andanalyzing our own data, and conducting a content analysis of CNS scale items, we conclude that the CNSdoes not measure an emotional connection to nature. Although results from our…

The connectedness to nature scale: A measure of individuals’ feeling in community with nature

F.StephanMayerCynthia  McPhersonFrantz Abstract Five studies assessed the validity and reliability of the connectedness to nature scale (CNS), a new measure of individuals’ trait levels of feeling emotionally connected to the natural world. Data from two community and three college samples demonstrated that the CNS has good psychometric properties, correlates with related variables (the new environmental…

“Connectedness to Nature Scale”: Validity and Reliability in the French Context

Front. Psychol., 12 December 2017 | https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2017.02180 “Connectedness to Nature Scale”: Validity and Reliability in the French Context Oscar Navarro1*, Pablo Olivos2 and Ghozlane Fleury-Bahi1 1Faculty of Psychology, University of Nantes, Nantes, France 2Department of Psychology, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Albacete, Spain Connectedness to nature represents the relationship of the self with the natural environment and has been operationalized…

Our Role and Relationship With Nature

I.  Introduction Earth as we know it is an incredibly complex and fragile network of interconnected systems that have developed slowly over the last 4.5 billion years or so.  From the ashes of the Big Bang this planet emerged as a mass of energy and elements.  From that newly born mass of energy and elements…

In what ways are we connected to nature?

Everything in existence is a frequency of energy. This energy is a form of expansive consciousness out of which all that exist is manifest, including nature. Nature works, expresses, and functions using creative principles. Those principles are frequencies of knowledge we must all implement in our lives. These principles make up our lives and we…