The cognitive and emotional benefits of healthy oceans and waterways have been celebrated through art, song, romance and poetry throughout human history. Marine biologist, activist, community organiser, and author Wallace J. Nichols dives deeper and explores our blue minds through the dual lenses of evolutionary biology and cognitive science, reminding us that we are water.
“When we’re near the water and we’re in the water, we’re a better version of ourselves. That awe and wonder and passion takes over. We connect to those we love. We build community. We build movement. We fall more in love with each other in the water.