Listening to music while working helps improve productivity and increases perceptions of happiness.
Researchers explain how the brain dynamically handles cognitive tasks while engaging in its internal mental processes.
A new study reports NFL teams perform better during night time games, thanks to a circadian advantage. Winning teams who play late evening games have fewer turnovers and players had better circadian regulated awareness than those who play in afternoon games, researchers report.
According to researchers, when people are aware they are being observed, brain areas associated with social awareness and reward activate a part of the brain that affects motor control, helping them to perform better at skilled tasks.
Researchers report writing about past failures can lower the stress response and enhance performance when faced with a new stressful task.
People with a variation of the DRD2 gene are more resilient to the effects of sleep deprivation when completing tasks that require cognitive flexibility, a new study reports.
A new study reports on how musicians communicate during performance and anticipate each other's moves without saying a word.
Combining brain training programs with transcranial direct current simulation can lead to cognitive improvements and better working memory, a new study reports.
A new study debunks abstinence theories and suggests athletes should not feel guilty when engaging in sexual activity up to the day before competition.