“Research at the University of Hertfordshire found that fidgeting improved performance in memory tests and this might be because it lowers the level of cortisol, a stress hormone that interferes with learning.” - BBC, Science Focus Magazine
“If something we are engaged in is not interesting enough to sustain our focus, the additional sensory-motor input that is mildly stimulating, interesting, or entertaining allows our brains to become fully engaged and allows us to sustain focus on the primary activity in which we are participating.” - FastCompany, The Science Of Why We Fidget While We Work
Remedy8 is a simple stress button app that's based on multiple research findings that demonstrated how subtle sensory stimulation (aka fidgeting) helps lower stress hormones and improve focus. It utilizes iPhone's Haptic Feedback technology along with binaural meditation soundtracks and calming animation.
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