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Category: Occupational Health Psychology

  • Preferred temperature enhances working memory

    Preferred temperature enhances working memory

    Lorenza Colzato | | 0
    Humans are strongly affected by climate and temperature. Studies show that colder environments foster cognitive performance. Colzato and Sellaro found that working memory can be enhanced by performing under the preferred, not the objective temperature.
  • Refueling your mental engine, cheap and easy!

    Refueling your mental engine, cheap and easy!

    Bryant Jongkees | | 2
    Ever feel like your brain is running out of fuel? Our study shows that eating the right food can give you back that edge needed to keep up your great performance. In fact, food is found to be an efficient and easy way to enhance your cognition!