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What diet for insomnia?

Neurobiology, 19-09-2021

By entering “insomnia diet” or “food for insomnia” on Google, you can find a lot of advice: lots of carbohydrates and little protein, omega-3 fatty acids, fish, milk, almonds, walnuts, honey sandwiches, cheese, cabbage … and what does scientific research say about it? As it turns out after reviewing them, not much …

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wspinaczka
wspinaczka

What attracts people to risky sports or not only risk

Psychology, 18-09-2021

For others, the matter is often simple – if someone at their own request engages in risky activities, it means that they like risk and do it for adrenaline. In reality, however, it is more complicated and there are many motivations for practicing extreme sports. Among them, the social aspect is of great importance.

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kobieta leży w łóżku
kobieta leży w łóżku

I can’t sleep! Are you sure?

Psychology, 17-09-2021

It is estimated that 6% of adults suffer from insomnia. While the problem is real and affects quality of life negatively, it is also known that many people misjudge their sleep time and sleep duration, believing that they sleep worse than objective indicators show. There may be several reasons for this discrepancy.

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karate

Visualization in technical sports: internal or external?

Psychology, 24-05-2021

Visualization is one of the mental techniques helpful in acquiring new motor skills. It can be from the perspective of oneself (internal visualization) or from the perspective of an external observer (external visualization). Which one is more effective?

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wspinaczka
wspinaczka

Affect regulation and risk-taking in extreme sports

Psychology, 23-03-2021

Extreme sports are by definition risky, but any such sport can be practiced in a more or less safe way. Some try to minimize the risk, while others undertake activities that are associated with a higher risk of an accident. What distinguishes more risky people?

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skok base jumping

Mental strategies in extreme sports

Psychology, Skydiving, 10-03-2021

The psyche is important in every sport, but extreme sports are distinguished by a high risk of an accident, also fatal. How do people who practice such sports deal with this threat and what mental techniques do they use to achieve success?

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trzy kobiety robią selfie z dziubkami
trzy kobiety robią selfie z dziubkami

Selfie: Hardly anyone likes them, but almost everyone does

Psychology, 02-01-2021

When asked whether they prefer to watch their friends’ selfies or ordinary photos on social networks, most users say that they prefer ordinary photos. They see their friends taking pictures of themselves as narcissistic, but they also take pictures of themselves… How to explain this paradox?

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smog w warszawie

Smog can negatively affect brain development in children

Neurobiology, 01-01-2021

Air pollution has a negative impact not only on the respiratory and circulatory systems, but also on the nervous system, and children are particularly vulnerable. Pollution causes inflammation of the nerve tissue and may increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease later in life.

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para starająca się o dziecko
para starająca się o dziecko

Fertility neurobiology, or how stress influences fertilization difficulties

Neurobiology, 27-12-2020

It is well known that long-term stress leads to many disorders, such as depression, anxiety disorders, cardiovascular diseases, weakened immunity, and reduced fertility. However, it is also known that we are different from each other. Some of us are more resistant to stress and others are more sensitive. The same events in one person will […]

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na szczycie góry
na szczycie góry

What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger or post-traumatic growth

Psychology, 15-12-2020

Traumatic events are always associated with negative emotions and sometimes result in the development of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). However, they also often lead to positive changes in the perception of one’s life and to the development of personality, which in psychology is called post-traumatic growth.

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