Brain Stimulation Is All the Rage – But It May Not Stimulate the Brain


March 8, 2018

Brain Stimulation Is All the Rage–but It May Not Stimulate the Brain

Noninvasive brain stimulation is having its heyday, as scientists and hobbyists alike look for ways to change the activity of neurons without cutting into the brain and implanting electrodes. One popular set of techniques, called transcranial electrical stimulation (TES), delivers electrical current via electrodes stuck to the scalp, typically above the target brain area.

Mixed Reality HoloSuit Could Enhance Fitness Training, Golf Gaming

The HoloSuit, a full body analytics wearable platform, can enable a different kind of sports training that blends the real and virtual worlds. A product of India-based Kaaya Tech, the HoloSuit can cover the body with motion sensors with a jacket, pants and gloves so that body motion in the real world can be tracked, stored and virtualized.

FITT360 Wearable Camera Could Change How Athletes Record Video

A fitness athlete and adventurers wearing a small device around the neck can have a new way to create content. That’s the idea behind FITT360, a neckband camera making its debut on Kickstarter. Created by Linkflow, a Korean company spun off from Samsung Electronics, FITT360 presents yet another opportunity for athletes to record from a first-person, panoramic perspective.

Psychological interventions used to reduce sports injuries: a systematic review of real-world effectiveness

Objective To systematically review studies examining the role of psychological interventions in injury prevention. The primary research question was: What is the real-world effectiveness of psychological intervention in preventing sports injuries? Design Mixed methods systematic review with best evidence synthesis. Data sources CINAHL, MEDLINE, PsycARTICLES, PsycINFO, SPORTDiscus, Science Direct and PubMed.

The Top 18 Nutrition Myths of 2018 (that just won’t die!)

Your e-mail is safe with us. We don’t share personal data. You’d think that, as time goes on, there would be fewer nutrition myths for us to tackle. Unfortunately, the internet is rife with misinformation, and it can be really difficult to tell what’s evidence-based without reading the original research yourself.

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