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Think leisure is a waste? That may not bode well for your mental health | Today's Research by Fortinberry Murray

thinking to a wide range of issues in an ever-changing business environment. Insights. Books. Contact. About us. Services. Insights. Books. Contact. View all articles from. Today's Research. Think leisure is a waste? That may not bode well for your mental

Physical stress on the job causes brain and memory decline in older age | Today's Research by Fortinberry Murray

more than eight hours at work per weekday, and most people remain in the workforce for over 40 years,” she said. “By pure volume, occupational exposures outweigh the time we spend on leisure social, cognitive and physical activities, which protect our aging

Why economic growth does not necessarily contribute to human happiness. | Today's Research by Fortinberry Murray

andintensity of social relations, people's values, work-leisure balance, andsubjective wellbeing. The study examines the way these indicators change indeveloped economies over time. Over many decades, Americans’ living standards have been rising. But whethertheir

Using money to buy time linked to increased happiness. | Today's Research by Fortinberry Murray

happiness equals leisure time. What a surprise (see hunter-gatherers piece above)! The truth is that we humans are wired to work no more than 10 - 15 hours a week and not to have personal ownership of anything. Those are deep within our DNA. Ownership

The correlation between obesity and income is only recent | Today's Research by Fortinberry Murray

countries. What the researchers say: For the US section of the study the researchers analyzed data made available by the US Centre of Disease Control and Prevention about obesity levels, leisure activities, income rates and incidences of diabetes. In most

Changes in wealth tied to changes in cardiovascular health | Today's Research by Fortinberry Murray

wealth are associated with more stress, fewer healthy behaviors, and less leisure time, all of which are associated with poorer cardiovascular health,” said the researchers. “It is possible that the inverse is true and may help to explain our study's findings

Mental health issues increasing significantly in young adults | Today's Research by Fortinberry Murray

young adults spend their time outside of work and school. If so, that may be good news, she said. “Young people can’t change their genetics or the economic situation of the country, but they can choose how they spend their leisure time. First and most

Long working hours are bad for your heart. | Today's Research by Fortinberry Murray

1.4times higher risk of developing atrial fibrillation, even after we had adjustedfor factors that could affect the risk, such as age, sex, socioeconomic status,obesity, leisure time physical activity, smoking and risky alcohol use,” saidthe researchers

Promise of “winning” is a powerful, but temporary influencing tool | Today's Research by Fortinberry Murray

the study was about their “well-being and leisure activities” and were asked unrelated questions so that they wouldn't suspect the real reason for the study. Before the game, students from both universities had similar levels of self-esteem when they rated

Multitasking increasingly disrupts learning | Today's Research by Fortinberry Murray

example, during online learning and any other educational activity, put all distractions away, including smartphones and tablets," the co-author said. "This should become habit. This can even be practiced during leisure. For example, when watching a favorite