Fresh Air For June 6, 2020: The 'New Science' Of Breathing; The Biology Of Migration Hear the Fresh Air program for June 6, 2020

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Breathing slowly and deeply through the nose is associated with a relaxation response, says James Nestor, author of Breath. As the diaphragm lowers, you're allowing more air into your lungs and your body switches to a more relaxed state. Sebastian Laulitzki/ Science Photo Library hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: The 'New Science' Of Breathing; The Biology Behind Migration

James Nestor explains how breathing can impact sleep and resilience. Critic Kevin Whitehead reflects on jazz movie endings. Sonia Shah talks about her book, The Next Great Migration.

Breathing slowly and deeply through the nose is associated with a relaxation response, says James Nestor, author of Breath. As the diaphragm lowers, you're allowing more air into your lungs and your body switches to a more relaxed state. Sebastian Laulitzki/ Science Photo Library hide caption

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Sebastian Laulitzki/ Science Photo Library

Fresh Air Weekend: The 'New Science' Of Breathing; The Biology Behind Migration

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