Psychology & Psychiatry

Dancing 'in the zone' lasts a lifetime for professionals

Dancers often report achieving transcendent states of consciousness during peak performance, and a University of Queensland study has shown these 'in the zone' states continue into later life.

Health

Making the most of gym time

(HealthDay)—If you find that you're more motivated by working out under the guidance of a fitness instructor and like the idea of varying your workouts, taking classes is a great choice.

Neuroscience

Dance your way to a healthier aging brain

(HealthDay)—Dance classes may beat traditional exercise when it comes to improving older adults' balance—and it might enhance brain areas related to memory and learning along the way.

Neuroscience

Dancing can reverse the signs of aging in the brain

As we grow older we suffer a decline in mental and physical fitness, which can be made worse by conditions like Alzheimer's disease. A new study, published in the open-access journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, shows ...

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