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Exercise and the Ever-Smarter Human Brain

In health on 01/07/2013 at 6:45 am

If you’re on our website, presumably you’re either into fitness and health or looking to gain better fitness and health. Well, here’s a good article to keep your motivation on track.

Exercise and the Ever-Smarter Human Brain” by Gretchen Reynolds (NYT, Dec 26 2012)

“Anyone whose resolve to exercise in 2013 is a bit shaky might want to consider an emerging scientific view of human evolution. It suggests that we are clever today in part because a million years ago, we could outrun and outwalk most other mammals over long distances. Our brains were shaped and sharpened by movement, the idea goes, and we continue to require regular physical activity in order for our brains to function optimally.” Read more on the NY Times

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