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Effect of Implicit Perceptual-Motor Training on Decision-Making Skills and Underpinning Gaze Behavior in Combat Athletes.

This study investigated the effect of a 12-session, implicit perceptual-motor training program on decision-making skills and visual search behavior of highly skilled junior female karate fighters (M age = 15.7 years, SD = 1.2). 246 more words

Caffeine and cognition

There is convincing research to suggest that high intakes of caffeine may negatively affect our sleep. However, this brings us to the idea that to potentially sacrifice our sleep, consuming caffeine during irregular hours of the day must provide a benefit to other aspects of our life. 918 more words

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Science Says Silence Is Much More Important To Our Brains Than We Think

From: LifeHack Science by Rebbeca Beris

In 2011, the Finish Tourist Board ran a campaign that used silence as a marketing ‘product’. They sought to entice people to visit Finland and experience the beauty of this silent land. 1,039 more words

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Does Your Family Make You Smarter?

Does Your Family Make You Smarter?
Nature, Nurture, and Human Autonomy
By James R. Flynn
Cambridge University Press – £16.99

Does Your Family Make You Smarter? 335 more words

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Quantity & Measured versus Quality & Judged

“In fact, quality, not quantity, becomes the watchword. But quality must be judged, not measured.” (Bleecker, 1986, p.98).

Reference

Bleecker, S. (1986) Taking the Factory out of the Office. 10 more words

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Type 2 diabetes affects executive function.

A new study by the University of Waterloo is one of the first to associate type 2 diabete sto control of emotions, behaviors and thoughts. 324 more words

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Compounds found in New Zealand blackcurrants increase mental health

A new study by scientists at Plant & Food Research (New Zealand) in collaboration with Northumbria University (UK), published in the Functional Foods journal has determined that New Zealand blackcurrants increase accuracy, attention and mood. 383 more words

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