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Researchers Discover 'Anxiety Cells' In The Brain

Scientists have found specialized brain cells in mice that appear to control anxiety levels.<p>The finding, reported Wednesday in the journal <i>Neuron,</i> could eventually lead to better treatments for anxiety disorders, which affect nearly 1 in 5 adults in the U.S.<p>"The therapies we have now have …

Neuroscience

Scientists Just Discovered New Kinds of Cells in The Human Brain

It could help detect brain disease before it occurs.<p>Neuroscientists have discovered a new way to categorise neurons at a molecular level. This will …

The Full-Body Reconstruction Workout

Whether you unintentially let yourself go, or if life’s everyday demands (whether it’s from the office or from your relationship) pulled you from …

Workouts

HIV breakthrough may help scientists kill sleeping virus cells

AIDS patients must endure a lifetime of drugs because the virus conceals itself in the immune system and reactivates with a vengeance once the treatment stops. However, French scientists have discovered a marker that makes it possible to identify dormant, HIV-infected T-cells from healthy ones. …

How Advanced Sports Psychology Can Help the Average Athlete

When sports psychologist Sean McCann started working for the U.S. Olympic Committee 21 years ago, he faced a hard sell to coaches and administrators. “We used to have to justify why it’d be a good idea to work on sports psychology,” he says. Now organizations from the NFL to the NCAA have guys like …

Sports Science

Sport Psychology

I have been both a devotee and strong advocate of the importance of Psychology in Sport ever since I started playing Professional Rugby aged 17. I …

The Sport Psychology of Goal-Setting

You’ve gotta set goals and achieve them to become the best athlete you can be. Duh, everyone knows that. And you know what? It’s completely true. …

Exercise

Psychological Rehab of Sports Injury

Every day when you read the sports page of a newspaper or online, you see injury after injury after injury. Whether the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, NCAA, as well as professional soccer, tennis, and golf, and down to the high school ranks, men and women athletes are seeing their seasons (and sometimes their …

Exercise

Bicycling for transportation improves heart rate variability in young adults. - PubMed

BACKGROUND:<p>Physical activity has been considered an effective method to treat and prevent cardiovascular and metabolic disease. An important …

Cycling

Effects of aerobic exercise training on heart rate variability during wakefulness and sleep and cardiorespiratory responses of young and middle-age... - PubMed

2002 Jun;35(6):741-52.<p>Effects of aerobic exercise training on heart rate variability during wakefulness and sleep and cardiorespiratory responses of …

Middle Age

8 Social Psychology Hacks for Fitness Motivation

What’s the number-one factor that determines how successful you are with your fitness habits?<p>It doesn’t matter whether you’re a gym rat, or new to …

Psychology

How To Help Your Aspie Learn Social Skills: The 6 P’s To Social Skills Coaching For Parents

In this episode of Dr. G Aspie Show, Mary B. Moore teaches Dr. G some awesome social skills games. The key ingredient to developing and keeping …

cognitive decline Archives

Neuroscience NewsFebruary 15, 2018<p>According to researchers, those at risk of developing Alzheimer's who lack awareness of their memory declining, …

Neurological underpinnings of schizophrenia just as complex as the disorder itself

New analysis links cognitive, emotional, and intellectual symptoms to neurological 'disruption' in multiple brain regions - a finding with important …

Mind games: sports psychology and international rugby

Sports psychology, says Irish back Luke Fitzgerald, is now one of the most important weapons in a Rugby World Cup player’s armoury<p>Before the past two decades, international rugby players gave little consideration to how best to prepare mentally for their big games.<p>Some would quietly contemplate …

Rugby Union

Work Stress Kills Thousands Of Americans A Year -- Six Easy Steps To Let Go Of Your Stress

<i>Part of the new series “Living and Working Better”</i><p>According to recent reports, workplace stress may contribute up to $190 billion in health-care expenses and over 120,000 deaths each year. Anxiety about employment could potentially kill more Americans than diabetes, Alzheimer’s, or the flu every …

Immune System

Scientists find the brain’s missing ‘pipes’

“Throw out the textbooks” and “missing link” are words rarely heard anymore in science, but that’s what researchers around the world are saying about the recent discovery of microscopic lymphatic vessels connecting the brain to the immune system.<p>That physical link was long thought absent, …

Neuroscience

The Best Protein You Can Eat, According To Nutritionists

Don’t just settle for any old protein.<p>Protein is the key to keeping cravings at bay, building lean muscle and dropping those last few pounds. But according to a new review published in Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism, it’s not just how much protein you eat that’s important: It's where …

Why your boss may track your heart rate

London - In the past, companies looking to increase the productivity of their staff may not have stretched much further than a modest increase to the …

Wearable Tech

3 Cognitive Biases That Alter Your Thinking

“<i>Change your thoughts and you change your world.</i>”<br>~Norman Vincent Peale<p>There are far too many layers of cognition (thinking, knowing, remembering) to …

Five Reasons Why A National Balanced Budget Amendment Is Lunacy

A constitutional amendment to require a balanced federal budget is once again in the news: “Constitutional convention sparking buzz, but odds still long.”<p>As an economist, the only thing I find slightly encouraging about this is the part of the title that reads, “odds still long.” Requiring a …

Economics

Lose Your Gut with the Cook and Chisel Program | Men's Health

Think of this duo as your personal coaches, for every meal and workout for the next 4 weeks.<p>Curry is the creator of <b>Fit Men Cook</b>, a highly popular website that boasts hundreds of easy-to-make but incredibly tasty recipes. His meals are proof that eating for a better body doesn’t need to be boring or …

Science of stress: how neuroscience can help teachers switch off this summer

Weeks into the summer holiday, many teachers are still experiencing the stressful fallout of last term. For some, this is the exhaustion of burnout. For others, worries about the upcoming school year are already on the horizon. But there are simple steps you can take to build a positive mindset, …

Pedagogy

Why can’t we remember dreams? The neuroscience of ecstasy and sadness

<b>Jeff Bridges and Julianne Moore in "The Big Lebowski" (Gramercy Pictures)</b><p>It seems like a pact with the devil. As soon as you’re in a position to record a dream, it starts to disappear<p>Douwe Draaisma<p>May 3, 2015 8:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Forgetting: Myths, Perils and Compensations”<p><i>There’s no time to</i> …

Consciousness

20 Basic Cooking Techniques That Every Home Chef Should Master

<b>There are an endless amount of cooking techniques one should know</b>, but let's just start with the basics. Master these 20, and we'll definitely be coming over for dinner.

Cooking

Seattle Business Owner Raises His Workers’ Minimum Pay to $70,000

A Seattle entrepreneur on Monday delivered a startling message to his employees — he is raising the minimum pay for all of his employees to $70,000, while reducing his own pay to the same amount from about $1 million.<p>Dan Price, the founder of Gravity Payments, said he increased the minimum pay to …

Employment

How to Be the Most Organized Person in the World, Starting Now

Balancing a job, workouts, laundry, bills, and a social life makes it easy to let lots of stuff pile up—constantly. And we hear you: Whether it's our …

Apps