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Can Stretching Make You Smarter?

Your yoga practice may be doing more for your body than combatting work stress and giving your muscles a good stretch between strength workouts. New …

The A, B, ZZZs of Yoga

<b>A Yogi's Guide to Sound Sleep</b><p>Have you ever glanced at the illuminated numbers on the clock near your bed and thought in shock, "It's already 1:30 a.m. Crap! I have to get up at 6:30 a.m. If I can just fall asleep right now, I'll get five hours of rest." As you lie restless, you try to convince …

Dr. Yogi: Physicians Integrate Yoga Into Medical Practice

Rajan Narayanan isn't your average yoga instructor. During his classes, he uses words like "neuroplasticity," avoids Sanskrit terms and sometimes shows up to teach in a suit and tie.<p>And often, as was the case on a recent Monday at a Maryland conference center, most of his students are doctors and …

Yoga to Turn Around a Bad Day

Have you ever felt like you woke up on the wrong side of the bed and that was the best part of your day? Good news: Those days don't have to keep …

Yoga

Voga: an energetic cross between yoga and voguing

If you fancy doing yoga while dancing to Madonna, this is the fitness class for you. Legwarmers aren't compulsory, but they do help set the mood<p><b>What is it all about?</b><br>In case you hadn't worked it out, voga is a cross between yoga and voguing – the 1980s New York drag scene dance craze, which was …

Downward-Facing Human? Yoga Has Gone to the Dogs

It sounds silly at first: yoga for dogs, but the people who take “doga” classes with their canine family members can’t stop raving about it.<p>Read more here.

How to Study for Your Psychology Classes

Studying for your psychology courses can be a lot different than studying for some of your other college classes such as math and history. While you …

Pedagogy

The Psychology of Trust in Work and Love

<i>“When you trust people to help you, they often do,”</i> Amanda Palmer asserted in her beautiful meditation on the art of asking without shame. But what does it really mean to “trust,” and perhaps more importantly, how can we live with the potential heartbreak that lurks in the gap between “often” and …

Psychological Theories of Love

Why do people fall in love? Why are some forms of love so lasting and others so fleeting? Psychologists and researchers have proposed several …

Tips for Writing Psychology Papers

The ability to write and communicate well is an important skill for psychology students. There are several specific types of papers that you might be …

Psychology: 'An Owner’s Manual for Your Own Mind'

An interview with Daniel Gilbert, author of Stumbling on Happiness<p>Over the last decade, Harvard psychology professor Daniel Gilbert has become a prominent voice in the public sphere. His 2006 book <i>Stumbling on Happiness</i>, translated in over 30 languages, became an international bestseller, triggering …