Is scuba diving good for depression?
A study done by the University of Sheffield Medical School found that diving has a positive impact on mood and promotes mindfulness. It has also been proven to lessen symptoms of anxiety and depression, which also helps improve social functioning.
Which gender is better at diving?
Are females better divers? In underwater environment, the release of three different types of hormones including cortisol, testosterone, and adrenaline leads to erratic scuba diving. Women have better spatial navigational skills underwater, whereas men are superior on air and land.
Who is the most famous female diver?
Sylvia Earle is a diving icon, period. To many, her renown is second only to the Cousteaus. A few of Dr. Earle’s achievements include: first female Chief Scientist for NOAA, leader of the 1970 Tektite II submersible team, and pioneer in the development of deep sea submersibles.