Exercise

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Exercise Does a Body – and a Mind – Good

We’ve heard it time and time again: exercise is good for us. And it’s not just good for physical health… More

  • Taking a lunch hour stroll was shown to have a positive influence on people’s mood, enthusiasm, and perception of performance at work... More

    Walking at Lunchtime Buffers Against Workplace Stress

    Taking a lunch hour stroll was shown to have a positive influence on people’s mood, enthusiasm, and perception of performance at work... More

  • From typing to exercising, racking up meaningless digital points can serve as an effective motivator, as long as the scores are accelerating... More

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    Meaningless Accelerating Scores Yield Better Performance

    From typing to exercising, racking up meaningless digital points can serve as an effective motivator, as long as the scores are accelerating... More

  • Researchers investigate how dualists, who view the body as separate and independent from the mind, tend to see their bodies and, specifically, their fitness and health. ... More

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    I Think, Therefore I Exercise: Philosophy and Health

    Researchers investigate how dualists, who view the body as separate and independent from the mind, tend to see their bodies and, specifically, their fitness and health. ... More

  • Data suggest that political participation is highest in countries where citizens are the most physically active, independent of citizens’ interest in politics or their economic productivity... More

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    Does an Active Lifestyle Make Good Citizens?

    Data suggest that political participation is highest in countries where citizens are the most physically active, independent of citizens’ interest in politics or their economic productivity... More

  • Researchers explore various methods for boosting both neural and cognitive function, highlighting the benefits of mindfulness meditation, cognitive training, and physical exercise... More

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    Boosting Brain Power Through a Mind-Body Connection

    Researchers explore various methods for boosting both neural and cognitive function, highlighting the benefits of mindfulness meditation, cognitive training, and physical exercise... More

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