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Well: Exercise and the Ever-Smarter Human Brain

2 years agoHealth : NYT: Health

Our brains were shaped and sharpened by movement, an emerging view of human evolution goes, and we continue to require regular physical activity in order for our brains to function optimally.
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Exercise Helps Brain Become More Resilient To Stress

Health : Medical News Today (last year)

Physical exercise reorganizes the human brain so that it responds better to stress and normal brain function is less likely to be affected by anxiety, researchers from Princeton University wrote in the Journal of Neuroscience. In an... Read Post

Yoga Improves Brain Function More Than Aerobic Exercises

Health : Medical News Today (last year)

People have significantly superior brain function after a bout of yoga exercise compared to aerobic exercise, researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign reported in the Journal of Physical Activity & Health. The... Read Post

Well: How Being Heavy or Lean Shapes Our View of Exercise

Health : NYT: Health (7 months ago)

Overweight women’s brains respond differently to images of exercise than do the brains of leaner women, a new neurological study finds, suggesting that attitudes toward physical activity may be more influenced by body size than has ... Read Post


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