-It is by now well established that exercise has positive effects on the brain, especially as we age. -Less clear has been why physical activity affects the brain in the first place. -Key events in the evolutionary history of humans may have forged the link between exercise and brain function. -Cognitively challenging exercise may benefit the brain more than physical activity that makes fewer cognitive demands. Read More about Why Your Brain Needs Exercise.
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