Health

Research explores why students choose to run

As thousands of runners take on Plymouth's half marathon, researchers from the University of Plymouth Occupational Therapy team have analysed what makes students engage with running.

Psychology & Psychiatry

New study sheds light on how we perceive color

When we view natural images the colours we perceive are due to colour information at every local patch of an image, rather than how colours interact when they transition from one point to another, according to a new study ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Natural environments promote positive body image

New research shows that the natural environment has a powerful effect on promoting positive body image - and you don't even have to set foot outdoors to experience the benefits.

Psychology & Psychiatry

New research could help humans see what nature hides

Things are not always as they appear. New visual perception research at The University of Texas at Austin, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, explains the natural limits of what humans can see ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Curcumin's ability to fight Alzheimer's studied

One of the most promising new treatments for Alzheimer's disease may already be in your kitchen. Curcumin, a natural product found in the spice turmeric, has been used by many Asian cultures for centuries, and a new study ...

Neuroscience

Brain researchers pinpoint gateway to human memory

An international team led by researchers of the University of Magdeburg and the DZNE has successfully determined the location, where memories are generated with a level of precision never achieved before. To this end the ...

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