Health

How yoga makes us happy, according to science

Can we really unlock our personal power by adopting "powerful" body postures? Unfortunately, the findings that link these so-called "power poses" beloved of certain politicians with a real sense of power and control are difficult ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Imitating someone's accent makes it easier to understand them

In conversation, we often imitate each other's speech style and may even change our accent to fit that of the person we're talking to. A recent study in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Standing tall is key for success in 2011

Show enthusiasm, ask questions and bring copies of a resume. These are just a handful of the most common interview tips for job seekers, but a person's posture may also be a deciding factor for whether they land a coveted ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

New study: Does putting your feet up = power?

(Medical Xpress)—A new set of studies by researchers at three universities led by University at Buffalo psychologist Lora E. Park, PhD, has found that the previously assumed link between expansive body postures and power ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Walking with good posture can ease depression, study finds

(Medical Xpress)—Walking with a slouched or despondent body posture can lead to feelings of depression or decreased energy, but those feelings can be reversed by walking in a more upright position, according to new research.

Health

Babies know when a cuddle is coming

Babies as young as two months know when they are about to be picked up and change their body posture in preparation, according to new research.

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