The Nature Relatedness Scale

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The development and validation of the NR Scales are described in:


Nisbet, E. K., Zelenski, J. M., & Murphy, S. A. (2009). The Nature Relatedness Scale: Linking individuals’ connection with nature to environmental concern and behavior. Environment and Behavior, 41, 715-740. doi:10.1177/0013916508318748


Nisbet, E. K., & Zelenski, J. M. (2013). The NR-6: A new brief measure of nature relatednessFrontiers in Psychology: Personality Science and Individual Differences, 4, 1-11. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00813