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.

Medical research

'Expansion pathology' method could mean earlier intervention

(HealthDay)—A new method, called expansion pathology (ExPath), which is a clinically optimized form of expansion microscopy (ExM), can be used for pathology and clinical research, according to a report published online ...

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 ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Pregnancy changes mother's brain structure, study shows

A study directed by researchers from the UAB and IMIM are the first to reveal how pregnancy causes long-lasting alterations in brain structure, probably related to improving the mother's ability to protect and interact with ...

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