Quitting smoking is good for your mental health, too by Steffie Drucker
- Cochrane Review finds stopping smoking is linked to improved mental health. (2021). EurekAlert! https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2021-03/w-crf030921.php
- Taylor, G. M., Lindson, N., Farley, A., Leinberger-Jabari, A., Sawyer, K., te Water Naudé, R., Theodoulou, A., King, N., Burke, C., & Aveyard, P. (2021). Smoking cessation for improving mental health. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.cd013522.pub2
- University of Birmingham. (2021, March 10). Quitting smoking is linked to improved mental health, research finds. University of Birmingham; University of Birmingham. https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/news/latest/2021/03/quit-smoking-mental-health-vaping.aspx
- Alltucker, K. (2021, March 12). Cigarette sales increased during pandemic as fewer smokers sought help quitting. USA TODAY; USA TODAY. https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/health/2021/03/12/cigarette-sales-increase-and-fewer-sought-help-to-quit-smoking-amid-covid-19-anxiety-and-isolation/4664323001/
- Smoking and mental health. (2015, August 7). Mental Health Foundation. https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/a-to-z/s/smoking-and-mental-health
It’s Possible to Practice Too Much by Mae Rice
- Training beyond exhaustion can prevent learning. (2019). EurekAlert! https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-03/e-tbe030519.php
- Meret Branscheidt, Panagiotis Kassavetis, Anaya, M., Rogers, D., Han Debra Huang, Lindquist, M. A., & Celnik, P. (2019, March 5). Fatigue induces long-lasting detrimental changes in motor-skill learning. ELife; eLife Sciences Publications, Ltd. https://elifesciences.org/articles/40578
How to get people to believe science, with special guest Bill Nye (listener question from Michelle via HiHo):
- Official website https://billnye.com/
- Bill Nye’s podcast, Science Rules! https://www.askbillnye.com/
- Pick up “Bill Nye’s Great Big World of Science” on Amazon https://amzn.to/3u8iKQi
- “Everything All at Once: How to Think Like a Science Guy, Solve Any Problem, and Make a Better World” on Amazon https://amzn.to/3whsk5j
- Follow @BillNye on Twitter https://twitter.com/BillNye
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