Psychology & Psychiatry

Training beyond exhaustion can prevent learning

Researchers have found that muscle fatigue caused by overexertion when practicing a skill can affect the task in hand and impair learning afterwards.

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Lowlanders are no match for Nepal's Sherpa

The Sherpa people of the Himalayas have long been recognized for their unique ability to excel physically in the thin air of higher altitudes. But new research from UBC's Okanagan campus, published last week in the Journal ...

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Why do we get muscle cramps?

Many of us know the feeling of a cramp – whether you've been struck down on the sports field or woken with a start in excruciating pain in the middle of the night. A cramp is the involuntary contraction of our skeletal ...

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For those with HIV, symptom burden higher in women

(HealthDay)—The burden of two of the most common symptoms in patients living with HIV—fatigue and muscle aches/joint pains—is higher in women, according to a study published online March 5 in Menopause.

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