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"High impact running improves learning."

A paper from 2006. Here is the abstract:

“Regular physical exercise improves cognitive functions and lowers the risk for age-related cognitive decline. Since little is known about the nature and the timing of the underlying mechanisms, we probed whether exercise also has immediate beneficial effects on cognition.

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Alzheimer's Disease

‘Fear Itself’ Identified In Mouse Brain

  • Emotional responses a exist in part of the brain called the amygdala
  • Scientists find area of brain responsible for fear memories and learning to be afraid…
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News

Green tea and red wine extracts interrupt Alzheimer’s disease pathway in cells

08 FEB 2013

Natural chemicals found in green tea and red wine may disrupt a key step of the Alzheimer’s disease pathway, according to new research from the University of Leeds. 542 more words

Missed - Medical Breakthroughs

The Brain Does What The Body Tells It To Do!

Exercise is my life… Exercise is my friend… Exercise is my cure… 

When I am sad, I exercise…

When I am happy, I exercise…

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Health

Running improves learning.

I recently came across a 2007 paper titled “High impact running improves learning.” Here is the abstract:

“Regular physical exercise improves cognitive functions and lowers the risk for age-related cognitive decline.

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Language Learning

Remind me again why aerobic exercise is good for my brain (and mood, and thinking)...

There are lots of reasons why regular aerobic exercise is good for the brain – the effects of exercise on brain volume, cognition and mood are profound and enduring. 616 more words

How Food Affects Your Brain

By Nancy Smorch, Foodie Bitch

The content of this talk should really come as no surprise: basically, you should eat whole, nutrient-dense foods, and you’ll have a healthier brain!   665 more words