When we lie down, our brains rely more on touch and pressure to figure out our surroundings.
Learning that our brains process information differently when we’re standing up or lying down has implications for how we study and assess brain function.
Emma Raducanu was forced to retire after experiencing breathing difficulties.
Many elite athletes experience intense pressure, which can often manifest itself in many physical ways.
Study shows how to help students achieve their full potential.
England’s captain Steph Houghton reacts to having a vital penalty saved in her team’s 2-1 World Cup semi-final defeat to the USA.
A sport psychologist on how sportspeople are taught to handle high-pressure situations.
Angler fish haunt the deep seas.
The pressure in the deepest part of the ocean can be 1,000 times greater than the pressure we experience at sea level – but creatures that live and visit there have some very special features.
Gareth Southgate dejected after failing to score in the penalty shoot out which ended England’s chances in the Euro ‘96 semi-final match against Germany at Wembley.
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Sport is full of high-pressure language which if eradicated can help athletes to express themselves and perform at their best.
You may need to pop your ears by yawning when you go up in a plane.
Listen up. Today we’re hearing all about why your ears pop when you go up, up, up and away.
‘Under’, Martina Amati.
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Diving without oxygen tanks requires you to enact some very weird and very strange and not all that well understood physiological feats just to stay alive.
Who will emerge as this year’s David Freese?
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What makes someone more likely to succeed when the lights shine brightest?
Athletes need to learn to find and access their ideal emotional state to achieve their best.
Tap, tap, boom!
Science has some answers.
Alone against the world.
Britain’s number one tennis player must have been looking forward to an opening week of Wimbledon with the pressure slightly off, but thanks to England’s World Cup failure, a nation turns its lonely eyes…