Attitude

Why Anxiety Leads To Bad Decisions
Attitude

Why Anxiety Leads To Bad Decisions

Here’s a reason to be anxious about anxiety: it can lead us to bad decisions. That’s the verdict of researchers at the University of Pittsburgh, who have found that anxiety disengages a region of the brain called the prefrontal cortex (PFC), which is critical for flexible decision making. A U of […]

Muscles Boost Leadership Image
Attitude Fitness

Muscles Boost Leadership Image

Want to be seen as a leader? Muscle up. That’s the message from researchers at the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business, where experiments have shown that a muscular physique might just be an important attribute when it comes to judging a person’s leadership potential. A UC Berkeley news release reports […]

Mindfulness = Healthfulness
Attitude

Mindfulness = Healthfulness

Call it the great fullness correlation. Researchers at Brown University have linked mindfulness to healthfulness, at least when it comes to healthful glucose levels. A Brown University news release reports that a study of 399 people that measured health indicators including dispositional mindfulness (the inherent trait of being aware of […]

Exercise + Meditation Beat Depression
Attitude Fitness

Exercise + Meditation Beat Depression

Yes, exercise has been known to stave off depression–that’s not exactly news, but now comes research from Rutgers University indicating that exercise combined with meditation twice a week for only two months – reduced the symptoms of depression for a group of students by 40 percent. Rutgers Today reports that […]