Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Lifestyle

Study identifies several ways to boost exercise

The results could help frame the discussion between physical activity and chronic health.

Your voice at the workplace to decide whether you’re in a team

Having a supportive and challenging voice would be ideal, but between the two, a supportive voice was a stronger driver of team formation.

Caffeine increases alertness and improves reaction to moving targets

That morning coffee might be even more helpful than you think.

Scientists identified humor’s earliest emergence

Young children’s ability to laugh and make jokes has been mapped by age for the first time.

Study measures physiological and behavioral coordination between mothers and child

When mom and child interact, physiology and behavior coordinate.

Goal-setting and feedback improves attention, study

UTA cognitive psychologist evaluates human ability to perform tasks over time.

People pay attention when they want to, study

Bias amplification is likely driven by “motivated assignment of accuracy” to others’ beliefs.

Study explains the role of eye contact in effective conversation

Making (and breaking) eye contact makes conversation more engaging.

Surroundings affect the rhythm of an individual’s walk

Stepping patterns become slower if a person is uncomfortable with their surroundings.

Dogs can relate human emotions to subsequent actions

My dog does understand me.

What gives coffee its distinctive ‘mouthfeel’?

The results could be used to tune processing and roasting conditions for specialty coffees.

Getting more sleep doesn’t necessarily bring positive outcomes

A sleep study’s eye-opening findings.

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