January 19, 2022

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Why Is Being Underwater So Peaceful?

Why Is Being Underwater So Peaceful?

After nailing that sweet triple gainer into the pool you may have noticed something: being underwater is very peaceful, thanks to a reflex we share with all air-breathing vertebrates.

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Sources:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3768097/
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https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/breath-holding-dive-reflex-extends/
http://www.ijsrp.org/research-paper-0315/ijsrp-p3918.pdf