Dec 26, 2012
Original Post found at: http://superbodysuperbrainblog.wordpress.com/2012/12/26/forbes-the-top-10-brain-science-and-psychology-stories-of-2012/
I hope that all of you had had a wonderful Christmas. I am still away for Holidays and wanted to share an important article by one of the most prestigious publications in the country that i was honored to be featured on Forbes. You can check my clip on Forbes.com “From Finance to Fitness” http://superbodysuperbrainblog.wordpress.com/2012/07/25/forbes-network-features-a-powerful-upcoming-brand-in-health-and-fitness-super-body-super-brain/
Although in this compilation there are not specific studies related to brain and movement that by the way is my area of passion and research i wanted to share some of the “traditional studies” about the brain. I will try by the New Year write a compilation of the best stories related to the brain and movement,a really exciting and emerging field.
The Top 10 Brain Science and Psychology Stories
of 2012 . To read the article click the following link: http://www.forbes.com/sites/daviddisalvo/2012/12/23/the-top-10-brain-science-and-psychology-stories-of-2012/. To be able to read every different category please click in the previous link
1. Humans Aren’t the Only Apes that Have a Midlife Crisis
2. Receiving a Compliment has Same Effect as Receiving Cash
3. Could We One Day Switch Off Bad Habits in Our Brains?
4. How One Flawed Study Spawned a Decade of Lies
5. What Makes Presidents and Psychopaths Similar?
6. Why Jerks Get Ahead
7. How Stress Damages Your Mental Health
Researchers at the Society for Neuroscience meeting in New Orleans (Oct 13-17, 2012) presented studies showing how stress, no matter its cause, alters brain circuitry in ways that can have long-term effects on mental health.
The American Psychological Association’s “Stress in America” report provides a useful table, shown below, indicating the effects of stress on your body, your mood, and your behavior.
8. Are Two Heads Really Better Than One?
9. Sleeplessness Causes Our Mental Circuits to Overheat
10. How Your Brain Could be Keeping You Fat