10 February 2020 - The Importance of Mental Endurance
While it's not "all in your
head", physical fitness and athletic performance are widely dependent on
mental endurance. Feeling stressed and mentally drained can have a huge effect
on how you perform physically, with mental fatigue likely to decrease your motivation,
increase the time you take to recover, and impact your lifestyle choices.
According to a new University of Queensland study, the brain may play a more
important role in physical fitness than first thought.
3 February 2020 - Diagnosing Rare Diseases with "The Crowd"
As crowdsourcing gets more popular as a
sourcing model for goods and services, the world has started to embrace
"the crowd" as a way to divide work and achieve better results. The
power of the collective mind has been tested in a recent experiment, and documented
in a TV series based on a New York Times Magazine column. When local
specialists are unable to diagnose rare medical conditions, cases are turned
over to "the crowd" to amazing results.
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