The Body

  • Video

    Driven by data

    Information about player health and performance is increasingly used to keep sportspeople at the ...

    Early in winter we talked to high performance managers at the Port Adelaide Football Club (PAFC) and their external c...

    Body and Mind August 15, 2021
  • Forget-me-not neurons

    Our brains are hardwired with visual working memory.

    How do you know where something is when you can no longer see it?  Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of...

    Body and Mind February 9, 2021
  • Thumbs up (and over)

    Manual dexterity emerged two million years ago, study suggests.

    Dexterous thumbs – considered a hallmark of being human – were present two million years ago, according to a study pu...

    Evolution January 29, 2021
  • Partner Content

    Faking a smile is almost as good as the real thing

    When muscles say you’re happy, everything looks better.

    From Sinatra to Katy Perry, celebrities have long sung about the power of a smile – how it picks you up, changes your...

    ASC Edits August 14, 2020