Memories Move Us
New research finds that the movements of our bodies "influence the recollection of emotional memories, as well as the speed with which they are recalled."
New research finds that the movements of our bodies "influence the recollection of emotional memories, as well as the speed with which they are recalled." Scientists investigating "embodied cognition"—the affect of the body on mental activity—have already found ways in which our thoughts are influenced by the shape and form of the body, and suggest that "people who use their bodies in different ways also think differently. "
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- Stress is contagious, and the higher up in an organization you are the more your stress will be noticed and felt by others.
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Tracking project establishes northern Argentina is wintering ground of Swainson's hawks
- Watch these six dots move across the map and be moved yourself: this is a story about coming of age, discovery, hardship, death and survival.
- Each dot is a tag attached to the talon of a Swainson's Hawk. We follow them on their very first migration, from northern California all the way down to Argentina.
- After one year, only one is still alive.
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