Scanxiety describes anxiety associated with waiting for medical scan results. There is a growing medical and academic literature on cancer-related scanxiety.
There is a strong body of evidence suggesting a link between dance and mental wellbeing – such that engaging in dance-based activities can have a positive impact on many different aspects of wellbeing.
This insight outlines three recent papers in the area: Bojner Horwitz et al. (2022), McCrary et al. (2021) and Pezdek et al. (2022).
We all know that a quick boogie gives us a short-term high and makes us feel good.
However, to get a longer term boost to our cognitive performance we need to dance for longer, much longer.
A recent research study (Aguiñaga et al., 2022) looking at the relationship between Latin dance and working memory suggests we need to keep dancing for several months.
Can an online dance class improve people’s mental health and social connection? This is the question addressed by Humphries, Rugh, Patrick & Basso (2022) in
Did you know – belonging to a sport or exercise group can help protect people against depression. That’s according to new research published in Social
One of the most shocking things about the work presented in The Miracle Pill by Peter Walker is the relationship between three things. 1 –
We have an old-fashioned relationship with movement and learning. We rarely allow them to happen at the same time. In schools and universities around the