“For more than a decade, neuroscientists and physiologists have been gathering evidence of the beneficial relationship between and brainpower. But the newest findings make it clear that this isn’t just a relationship; it is the relationship. Using sophisticated technologies to examine the workings of individual neurons — and the makeup of brain matter itself — scientists in just the past few months have discovered that exercise appears to build a brain that resists physical shrinkage and enhance cognitive flexibility. Exercise, the latest neuroscience suggests, does more to bolster thinking than thinking does.

(Italics are mine – StudyProf)

How Exercise Could Lead to a Better Brain – NYTimes.com (viajonathanmarcus)
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