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Johanna Konta: What has gone wrong for the British number one?

<b>How Johanna Konta must wish she could have bottled up what elevated her into the top four last year.</b><p>Her world was so very different back then. The nation finally believed it had a commanding figure in the women's game - a player who followed up a semi-final appearance in the 2016 Australian Open …

Tennis

Building resilience - body first, brain second

‘Don’t undermine the work I’ve put in every day.’ Not some days. Every day. Ask anyone who has been on a team with me who shoots the most. Go back […]

The 5 risks you need to know before getting a DNA test.

Jane Tiller, Monash University and Paul Lacaze, Monash University You might be intrigued by what your genes could tell you about your ancestry or the …

Seven Ways to Help High Schoolers Find Purpose

Over the past decade, I have had the chance to ask thousands of teenagers what they think about school. I’ve found that the vast majority of them …

Ford: The Psychology of Performance

The Psychology of Performance<p>The Psychology of Performance is a collaborative research project between UNIT9, King’s College London and Ford …

How mental coaching helps the pros manage emotions

Not every point in tennis holds the same weight. In basketball, football—most sports, in fact—every point or run harbors the same value, you just add …

Sports visualisation: how to imagine your way to success

Why do Wayne Rooney, Jonny Wilkinson and Andy Murray use visualisation before competition? And could it help you too? Mark Bailey explores the powers of the imagination<p>On the evening before a Premier League football match, Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney habitually asks the club’s kit man …

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Genes controlling whether skin tans or burns discovered by scientists

Sections of DNA that appear to play a role in controlling whether an individual’s skin burns or tans have been located by scientists.<p>In the largest …

If doctors are going to do DNA tests at routine checkups, they need more training

With 75,000 genetic tests on the market, it’s no wonder doctors feel overwhelmed<p>Over the weekend, the CEO of Pennsylvania health care provider Geisinger announced that its doctors will now offer patients DNA sequencing “as part of routine preventative care.” Right now, most doctors offer genetic …

Health Care

Does Thinking Really Hard Burn More Calories?

Between October and June they shuffle out of auditoriums, gymnasiums and classrooms, their eyes adjusting to the sunlight as their fingers fumble to …

University of Pennsylvania

'Gene map for depression' sparks hopes of new generation of treatments

Scientists have raised hopes for more effective treatments for depression, a condition that affects over 300 million people globally, after mapping out the genetic foundations of the mental disorder in unprecedented detail.<p>In the world’s largest investigation into the impact of DNA on the mental …

Depression

This company is making an at-home CRISPR kit to find out what’s making you sick

‘When I think of CRISPR, I really think of biology’s search engine’<p>A new biotech company co-founded by CRISPR pioneer Jennifer Doudna is developing a device that uses CRISPR to detect all kinds of diseases like malaria, tuberculosis, and Zika. The tech is still just in prototype phase, but research …

Genetics

Doing These 4 Things Will Make You Happier, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Self-improvement

Physicists Confirm There's a Second Layer of Information Hidden in Our DNA

We all learned in high school how Watson and Crick pieced together the findings of many scientists to come up with a model of deoxyribonucleic acid …

Genetics

Johanna Konta malaise continues as she drops out of world's top 20 with Miami Open loss

Johanna Konta’s defence of her Miami Open title is over. And so is her membership of the world’s top 20, which dated back to June 2016. Her three-set defeat against Venus Williams sent her slipping out of that elite group in a manner that summed up her recent travails.<p>After edging a competitive …

DNA tests can predict intelligence, scientists show for first time

Intelligence could be measured with a swab of saliva, or drop of blood, after scientists showed for the first time that a person’s IQ can be predicted just by studying their DNA.<p>In the largest ever study looking at the genetic basis for intelligence, researchers at the University of Edinburgh and …

Everyone Is Going Through Something

On November 5th, right after halftime against the Hawks, I had a panic attack.<p>It came out of nowhere. I’d never had one before. I didn’t even know if …

Mental Health

DeMar DeRozan Discusses Depression, Personal Struggles: 'We're All Human'

In an interview with Doug Smith of the <i>Toronto Star</i> that ran Sunday, Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan said he suffers from depression and anxiety.<p>“It’s one of them things that no matter how indestructible we look like we are, we’re all human at the end of the day,” DeRozan told Smith. “We all got …

Basketball

Simona Halep believes working with sports psychologist on being 'kind' to herself helped her get to No. 1

Simona Halep laughs when she is asked how long it took her to get over her Australian Open final defeat to Caroline Wozniacki.<p>“How many weeks has it …

Tennis

Rugby Champion Sam Warburton Talks Leadership and Mindset | adidas GamePlan A

The captain of the Welsh rugby team opens up about leadership, mental strength and the sacrifice it takes to be top of your game.<p>The captain of the …

Researchers pinpoint gene responsible for neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Hamilton, ON (March 5, 2018) – A study led by researchers at McMaster University has pinpointed a gene that is responsible for neurodevelopmental …

Serena Williams' Seeding Prospects Show Why WTA Needs A New Approach To Pregnancy

It is tough enough giving birth and then trying to win tennis matches. But for mothers like Serena Williams who return to the WTA Tour, there are other, sometimes unnecessary roadblocks they must overcome — such as ranking points, seedings and lost wages.<p>Consider the case of Williams, who is …

Why willpower is overrated

Psychologists increasingly think effortful restraint is not the key to the good life. So what is?<p>People with a lot of self-control — people who, when they happen upon a delicious food they don’t think they should eat, seemingly grin and bear the temptation until it passes — have it easy.<p>But why? …

Psychology

Self Confidence and Self-Efficacy

Having watched Usain Bolt once again dominate the world of athletics, my thoughts turned to the psychology of his performances. Without doubt he is a …

The Winning Attitude

What makes one person a winner and other people losers? How they think! Your self image determines your ability and your success. You will be ready …

Are elite athletes born or made?

<i>"The Natural" was a Bernard Malamud novel turned into a film with Robert Redford, all about a ballplayer of phenomenal and seemingly altogether</i> …

How to Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets From Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

Konta: Wimbledon SF was big but I want to go one step further

<b>ROEHAMPTON, England --</b> Johanna Konta says she is looking forward to getting back to her best in 2018.<p>The British No.1 enjoyed a superb start to 2017, …

Full details of Ilie Nastase's outrageous conduct at Fed Cup tie revealed - but Romanian has ban shortened

Ilie Nastase, the controversial former world No 1, has had his ban from tennis reduced – but only at the expense of more shameful details emerging about his conduct during last year’s notorious Fed Cup tie in Constanta.<p>While Nastase’s appeal may have won him the right to attend tournaments again …