Fascinating observation: We are one of many fascinating species on this world.
Very interesting research: https://ideas.ted.com/swimming-brain-boost-science/ Regular swimming has been shown to improve memory, cognitive function, immune response and mood. Swimming may also help repair damage from stress and forge new neural connections in the brain.
Many have known it is a real thing for a long time, yet, apparently, nobody every did any actual studies into it, so it was unproven. But now it is, thanks to one curious and hangry scientist: Until now, feeling ‘hangry’ – angry because you’re hungry – has been described in a general, colloquial sense, […]
Why is this interesting? is well worth subscribing to. This edition is, as always, interesting. Several of the classic phycology experiments weren’t as scientific as you’d have hoped. This is part of a much broader story of a “replication crisis” in psychology: The challenge of being completely unable to reproduce the results from some of […]
This is an informative article on that cloudy, foggy brain that I know I’ve definitely experienced over the last year of the pandemic. That dull minded feeling where you just can’t really remember what you’ve done or what you’re meant to do and yet you feel anxious and stressed at the same time. It’s both […]
Surprise: Playing video games can be good for your mental health, a study from Oxford University has suggested, following a breakthrough collaboration in which academics at the university worked with actual gameplay data for the first time. The study, which focused on players of Nintendo’s springtime craze Animal Crossing, as well as EA’s shooter Plants vs. […]
Don’t pack too light: A few weeks into coronavirus quarantine, a reader who had cleaned out his home according to the decluttering guru Marie Kondo’s ultra-popular KonMari method emailed me to ask if I had heard from anyone else who was regretting that move. He’d been happy with the results until the country’s circumstances had abruptly changed, […]
Interesting article about teamwork and personalities, it’s always been important but I think that the current all-remote-working situation in the IT industry has made it all the more essential: But even though teamwork is everywhere, we continue to train people — whether in education or in the workforce — for primarily individual and technical skills. […]