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Binaural beats synchronize brain activity, don’t affect mood

Binaural beats are created by the brain while monoaural beats appear on the sound file. Credit: Orozco Perez et al., eNeuro 2020 An auditory illusion thought to synchronize brain waves and alter mood is no more effective than other sounds, according to research in adults recently published in eNeuro. The …

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Depression linked to low sports activity

Credit: Shutterstock/taka1022 From a friendly game of soccer to sweating it solo in the gym, most of us know that exercise is good for our health. But beyond the obvious physical benefits, research led by UniSA expert in sports sociology Dr. Katja Siefken shows that sport can also protect us …

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The benefits of physical activity for older adults

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Physically active older adults benefit from reduced risks of early death, breast and prostate cancer, fractures, recurrent falls, functional limitations, cognitive decline, dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, and depression. The findings come from a review of all published reviews of studies that assessed the relationship between physical activity …

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Physical activity regulates appetite, study finds

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Following a dietary weight loss program can be difficult. Many factors trigger diet lapses, which can lead to weight loss failure. Experts disagree on whether physical activity increases risk or protects against diet lapses. While some studies show exercise leads to overeating by increasing appetite and/or …

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