Document Type : Original Article


1 Ph.D. Student, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Humanities, Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Tehran, Iran

2 Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, Allameh Tabataba'i University, Tehran, Iran

3 Associate Professor, Ministry of Health and Medical Education, Tehran, Iran

4 Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Tehran, Iran


This study investigated the green therapy training package and its effectiveness on the function of the frontal part and mirror neurons in hyperactive children. A quasi-experimental study was conducted with a pre-test and post-test design for this purpose. This study's statistical population included all hyperactive students aged 7-9 living in Tehran in 2021-2022. This study's objectives indicated that the sample was 31 children diagnosed with hyperactivity by the Connors test, who were selected by the available sampling method and randomly divided into two experimental (15) and control (16) groups. Also, children received the intervention for nine sessions of 60 minutes (2 sessions per week) and the experimental group parents were trained. The data were analyzed using MANCOVA analysis, and the results showed that green therapy training has a significant effect on the function of frontal and mirror neurons.