“No sex during training!” This may sound familiar to those of you in competitive sports and even more so for professional fighters. A recent study may help us to better establish the link between previous experiences, in this case, a woman’s touch, and how they can influence our potential for aggressive behavior.
Thanks to the progress of medicine, these days we live much longer than just few decades ago. However, we don’t become healthier as we age. In the rapidly aging population, the problem of dementia is becoming particularly acute.
Human exploration has long been concerned with travelling outward as far as possible — the edge of the continent, around the world, outside the solar system. But a new frontier is about to explored in a big way: the human brain.
Emotions, stress, depression, anxiety, fear, memory, learning, anticipation, and expectation; all these factors modulate our experience of pain and are mirrored in one of the most fascinating and intriguing phenomena in analgesia: the placebo effect.