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Excitement, Frustration, Glory: The Olympics — Or Science?

Sounds like the usual narrative of sports events: the long hours of training and complete devotion, the expectation of results that may define new records or new ways of looking ahead, the excitement preceding the meet. Then, when the time comes, it can be total frustration or glory. Equipment …

Physics

The neurobiology of self-generated thought from cells to systems: Integrating evidence from lesion studies, human intracranial electrophysiology, n... - PubMed

2016 Oct 29;335:134-50. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2016.08.020. Epub 2016 Aug 17.<p>The neurobiology of self-generated thought from cells to systems: …

Smart helmet for football players may help detect concussions

A smart helmet that can help diagnose concussions in football players is being developed by medical students. Using the smart helmet, the team hopes …

Standing Desks Are Coming for Your Children

Despite the constant back and forth on its health and productivity benefits, the standing desk—the Skechers Shape-Ups of office furniture—has gone …

Ergonomics

Why One Neuroscientist Started Blasting His Core

A new anatomical understanding of how movement controls the body’s stress response system<p>Elite tennis players have an uncanny ability to clear their heads after making errors. They constantly move on and start fresh for the next point. They can’t afford to dwell on mistakes.<p>Peter Strick is not a …

15 Deliciously Healthy Apple Recipes For Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Dessert

The adage says an apple a day keeps the doctor away, but we think the new phrase should be "an apple a day keeps the weight loss at bay." Might not have the same ring to it, but you get the gist! Apples are actually a great weight loss booster, and they're super versatile, allowing you to …

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Running and Uterus Problems in Women

The uterus is a hollow organ that sits deep within a woman’s abdomen, nestled between the bladder and rectum. Most women rarely think about the …

Are You Afraid Of Success? (And Here Is How To Overcome It)

Most people are familiar with the fear of failure. In fact it’s one of Larry Wilson’s Four Fatal Fears that he listed in his book “Play to Win.” In …

Bad News: Zika May Affect Adult Brain Cells

It's not just pregnant women who need to worry.<p>Up till now, the focus of Zika virus research has been on its affects on fetal brain development and the measures pregnant women can take to avoid infection. Now, the first study has been published documenting the affects of Zika on adult brains, using …

Neuroscience

Sleeping naked is actually good for you and here's exactly why

We’re still in the dog days of summer, which means the fewer clothes the better, especially when you’re trying to get some shuteye.<p>Turns out that …