Psychology & Psychiatry

Brain can be trained in compassion, study shows

Until now, little was scientifically known about the human potential to cultivate compassion—the emotional state of caring for people who are suffering in a way that motivates altruistic behavior.

Health

Resistance band workouts are everywhere, but do they work?

Resistance-band exercises have been all over social media during the pandemic. In case you aren't familiar with them, resistance bands are similar to an elastic band, usually made from a synthetic fiber like latex or rubber. ...

Neuroscience

High-intensity interval training improves spatial memory in rats

Researchers at the University of Tsukuba have found that, despite only covering about one-third of the distance in HIIT compared with that covered in endurance training, similar improvements in exercise capacity and brain ...

Health

Losing weight through exercise

Worldwide 39 percent of the adults were overweight in 2016, according to statistics of the World Health Organization. In the US the prevalence of obesity was 42.4 percent in 2017/2018, according to a survey of the National ...

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