Health

Myths and Truths of New 'Toning' Shoes: Do They Work?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Recently, there has been an increase in fitness shoes and sandals that promise—simply by wearing them—to sculpt and mold problem areas. But UC Health physicians say the promises may be a little steep.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Math + good posture = better scores

If you've ever felt like a deer in the headlights before taking a math test or speaking before a large group of people, you could benefit from a simple change in posture. As part of a new study by researchers at San Francisco ...

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

Which way you lean -- physically -- affects your decision-making

(Medical Xpress) -- We’re not always aware of how we are making a decision. Unconscious feelings or perceptions may influence us. Another important source of information—even if we’re unaware of it—is ...

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 ...

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Posture

Posture or posturing may refer to:

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