Humans can spontaneously fall into rhythms with precision, and across a wide range of tempos. This may be because the same neurological processes that anticipate rhythm are involved with movement.
The gargantuan feet of NBA players are the stuff of legend. But nearly two-thirds of their injuries occur below the waist, and they have a 25.8% chance of incurring an ankle injury every season.
The discovery of the role that the protein Piezo1 plays in touch and body awareness won the 2021 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine. Piezo1 may also be a significant player in motor function.
Some concertgoers reported being so moved by their first concerts in nearly two years that they wept with joy – a testament to the power of this unique form of human communion and connection.
Whether they’re in a classroom or online, students should be encouraged to move around. An expert on learning with technology explains why.
A researcher who studies physical skills explains how getting your conscious thoughts out of the way lets your body do what it knows how to do, better.
The protests paved the way for healing, vitality and a new vista of productive life.
Choosing the right “cocktail” of light activity, exercise and sitting, can improve health and decrease risk of premature death.
How walking side by side can help to resolve conflict and improve people’s sense of connection with others.
Getting students to move while learning a concept helps them understand it better. And it gets them off their seats.
Physical activity is important for all kinds of health reasons, even in quarantine.
When you read in the back seat of the car, your eyes tell your brain you’re still. But your ears can sense you’re moving. Your eyes and ears are having an argument that your brain is trying to settle.
Prey species rely on camouflage and escape to avoid getting eaten. How can they make them work together?
Forest School helps children learn without realising it.
Why and how do we groove? Researchers are investigating how we respond to music, with applications for therapy.
A populist movement that threatened to topple a French government more than 60 years ago has important lessons for today’s protests and why they represent a reckoning.