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  1. Climbing A Tree Can Improve Your Working Memory Capacity By 50%Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | MSN Healthy Living

    Working memory is the mental notepad on which you jot down the handful of items you are considering at a given moment. Research from the University of North Florida suggests there's a simple way to enlarge the notepad.

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  2. Study: Climbing a Tree Is Good for Your BrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | News Radio 710 WPMI-AM

    If you're quick to dismiss climbing a tree as child's play, a study out of the University of North Florida might go far in changing your mind. The study focused on "proprioceptively dynamic activities," that is, ones that involved proprioception and a second factor at the same time, the researchers write in Perceptual and Motor Skills .

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  3. Researchers reveal climbing a tree can improve cognitive skillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Climbing a tree and balancing on a beam can dramatically improve cognitive skills, according to a study recently conducted by researchers in the Department of Psychology at the University of North Florida. The study, led by Drs.

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  4. Gov. Scott announces Johnson & Johnson Vision Care expansion in JacksonvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | Florida Trend

    ... - Johnson & Johnson Vision Care's global headquarters," said John Delaney, JAX Chamber Chair and University of North Florida President. "In the last three years, Vistakon has invested more than half a billion dollars to expand its state-of the-art ...

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  5. Climbing trees can help cognitive skillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | UPI

    ... enhance it in such a short period of time," said Tracy Alloway, an associate professor at the University of North Florida, in a press release . Researchers in the study recruited adults between the ages of 18 and 59. They tested their working memory ...

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  6. If You Want to Improve Your Memory, Try Climbing a TreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | Time

    Turns out, the secret to remembering where you left your car keys may not lie with the tried-and-true method of retracing your steps or inside a prescription pill bottle. According to researchers from the University of North Florida , climbing a tree or balancing on a beam can dramatically improve cognitive skills, including memory.

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  7. Giving Back: Erin Mangan helps students go for their dreamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... act was a true revelation. The volunteer project is a collaboration among the Times-Union, the University of North Florida, the United Way of Northeast Florida and HandsOn Jacksonville. Erin Mangan spends her day encouraging others to help children, ...

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  8. It turns out climbing a tree is good for your brainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | Fox News

    If you're quick to dismiss climbing a tree as child's play, a study out of the University of North Florida might go far in changing your mind. The study focused on "proprioceptively dynamic activities," that is, ones that involved proprioception and a second factor at the same time, the researchers write in Perceptual and Motor Skills .

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  9. Student-Athletes Participating in Summer CommencementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | WTLV

    A group of 13 University of North Florida student-athletes, representing seven different sports, were among the class of UNF graduates recognized Friday during the University's Summer Commencement ceremonies at UNF Arena. While at North Florida, these student-athletes excelled not only on the field but also in the classroom, culminating in the ultimate goal of a UNF degree.

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  10. Jacksonville Sharks look for post-season attack to boost revenues for arena football teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... the playoffs and get a championship." Kristi Sweeney, assistant professor of sport management at University of North Florida, said while she's not surprised about the Sharks' business approach, it's a prototype of how all professional sports ...

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  11. Wooddell sets 200 PRRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... or eighth overall to reach the finals and become an All-American inside Hodges Stadium at the University of North Florida. "I ran a 22.15 and that's like a huge PR (personal record) for me," said Wooddell, whose previous fastest time in the 200 was ...

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  12. Memory problems? Go climb a tree.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | KurzweilAI.net

    Climbing a tree or balancing on a beam can dramatically improve cognitive skills, according to a study recently conducted by researchers in the Department of Psychology at the University of North Florida . The study is the first to show that proprioceptively dynamic activities like climbing a tree, done over a short period of time, have dramatic working memory benefits.

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  13. Thomas Hendrick has been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Hospitality Net

    ... outheast Missouri State University and holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of North Florida.

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  14. Support buoys Jacksonville Beach family after same cancer strikes second childRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... pretty cool." The Smiths live in Jacksonville Beach. They're both 32 and graduates of the University of North Florida. Will Smith is a project manager for a commercial construction company. The family has insurance, but with one child with cancer, ...

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  15. Alexis Buckhaults holds head high after preliminary race at nationalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

    Alexis Buckhaults missed qualifying for the semifinal round by one spot Thursday at the USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships at Hodges Stadium at University of North Florida in Jacksonville. Buckhaults was the 25th fastest runner during the 100-meter hurdle preliminaries at the USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships at Hodges Stadium at University of North Florida in Jacksonville.

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  16. Support buoys Beaches family after the same cancer strikes a second childRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... pretty cool." The Smiths live in Jacksonville Beach. They're both 32 and graduates of the University of North Florida. Will Smith is a project manager for a commercial construction company. The family has insurance, but with one child with cancer, ...

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  17. Could this be the 'Summer of the Shark'?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... and reproduction in aquatic vertebrates, such as sharks and rays. UNF Shark Biology Program University of North Florida students tag a bull shark pup while fishing in the waters off the First Coast. The Neptune Beach surfer reached down into the ...

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  18. Study: Climbing Trees Significantly Improves Working MemoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | CBS Local

    Researchers from the University of North Florida found that proprioceptively dynamic activities, meaning activities that require awareness of the position of different body parts and strength to complete movement, are linked to benefits of an individual's working memory, as reported by Softpedia . These activities could include anything from climbing a tree to balancing on a beam.

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  19. Specialty Crop Conference Slated for Aug. 15 in JacksonvilleRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2015 | Newswise

    ... professor in horticultural sciences. Experts at the program at the Student Union Building of the University of North Florida will address concerns of Northeast Florida farmers, providing them with multiple learning and networking opportunities. ...

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  20. Value of St. Johns River project debated: economic plus or environmental woes?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... featured a panel of four experts: Miller; Orth; David Jaffee, a professor of sociology at the University of North Florida; and Gabe Hanson, vice chairman of the Sierra Club of Northeast Florida. More than 60 people attended. JaxPort seeks to dredge ...

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