Brain imaging study links increases in positive emotions after cold water immersion to changes in neural connectivity

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A recent study found that taking a 5-minute bath in cold water can make people feel more active, alert, attentive, proud, and inspired, while also reducing feelings of distress and nervousness. The positive emotions experienced by participants were linked to increased communication between different parts of the brain responsible for attention control, emotion, and self-regulation.

Period30 Jun 2023

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