Category Archives: Stress

TED- How to stay calm when you know you’ll be stressed

You’re not at your best when you’re stressed. In fact, your brain has evolved over millennia to release cortisol in stressful situations, inhibiting rational, logical thinking but potentially helping you survive, say, being attacked by a lion. Neuroscientist Daniel Levitin thinks there’s a way to avoid making critical mistakes in stressful situations, when your thinking becomes clouded — the pre-mortem. “We all are going to fail now and then,” he says. “The idea is to think ahead to what those failures might be.”

 

ASAP Science- The Science of Cheating

ASAP Science- How Much Pain Can You Handle? (The LAB)

ASAP Science- Is This Glass Half Empty?

ASAP Science- What If You Stopped Eating?

TED- Your health depends on where you live

Where you live: It impacts your health as much as diet and genes do, but it’s not part of your medical records. At TEDMED, Bill Davenhall shows how overlooked government geo-data (from local heart-attack rates to toxic dumpsite info) can mesh with mobile GPS apps to keep doctors in the loop. Call it “geo-medicine.”

 

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Infographic- The Benefits of Yoga

ASAPScience- Can Stress Actually Kill You?

Should you stress about stress?

ASAPScience- The Scientific Power of Music

Is music humanity’s drug of choice? What is the mysterious power behind it’s ability to captivate, stimulate and keep us coming back for more? Find out the scientific explanation of how a simple mixture of sound frequencies can affect your brain and body, and why it’s not all that different than a drug like cocaine.

ASAPScience- Scientific Weight Loss Tips

Tired of searching for the perfect diet or pill to shed some pounds? Find out the top weight loss tips, with solid science to back them up.