Boost your mood with emotional brain training

It’s all about releasing negative emotions to make room for positive actions. (Charles Postiaux/Unsplash/) After a year of toxic stress ignited by so much fear and uncertainty, now is a good time to reset, pay attention to your mental health, and develop some healthy ways to manage the pressures going forward. Brain science has led […]

Army research leads to more effective training model for robots

IMAGE: New Army research reduces the unpredictability of current training reinforcement learning policies so that they are more practically applicable to physical systems, especially ground robots. These learning components will permit… view more  Credit: (Photo illustration / U.S. Army) ADELPHI, Md. — Multi-domain operations, the Army’s future operating concept, requires autonomous agents with learning components to […]

More effective training model for robots — ScienceDaily

Multi-domain operations, the Army’s future operating concept, requires autonomous agents with learning components to operate alongside the warfighter. New Army research reduces the unpredictability of current training reinforcement learning policies so that they are more practically applicable to physical systems, especially ground robots. These learning components will permit autonomous agents to reason and adapt to […]

Collaborative Graduate Student Training in a Virtual World

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended teaching, research, and lives across academia for months, but it may also present opportunities to enact lasting, positive change on higher education. Faculty, researchers, and students have adapted amid the challenges, adjusting research plans and gaining experience with online instruction. With this newly developed flexibility and with university […]

Cyber Monday: try these 10 training bundles on sale for a limited time

Cyber Monday doesn’t just have to be about a new toaster, vacuum or video game console. (Stack Commerce/) These 10 training bundles are on sale now—40% off the existing sale prices with coupon code CMSAVE40–and provide you a chance to expand your boundaries while you socially distance. Take a look at what’s available, and keep […]

How ‘smell training’ could help overcome post-viral smell distortions — ScienceDaily

If you’ve been experiencing odour distortions after Covid-19, then ‘smell training’ could help you start smelling normally again — according to new research involving the University of East Anglia. Parosmia is a symptom where people experience strange and often unpleasant smell distortions. Instead of smelling a lemon you may smell rotting cabbage, or chocolate may […]

Compression garments reduce strength loss after training — ScienceDaily

Regular training enhances your strength, but recovery is equally important. Elastic bandages and compression garments are widely used in sports to facilitate recovery and prevent injuries. Now, a research team from Tohoku University has determined that compression garments also reduce strength loss after strenuous exercise. Their research findings were published in the European Journal of […]

Compression garments reduce strength loss after training

IMAGE: The computerized dynamometer (Cybex, division of Lumex, Inc., Ron- konkoma, New York, USA) used for both data acquisition and training. view more  Credit: János Négyesi Regular training enhances your strength, but recovery is equally important. Elastic bandages and compression garments are widely used in sports to facilitate recovery and prevent injuries. Now, a research team […]