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— November 15, 2017

Runners’ Brains Have Better Wiring

  • Going for a jog may help your brain run, too.
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Runners Brains Have Better Wiring

Need more motivation before your next run? How’s this: Lacing up your crepes may help lace up your brain, too. University of Arizona researchers, writing in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, compared two sets of brain scans, those from cross-country runners and those of couch riders. The runners’ scans showed more connection between brain regions (known as functional connectivity) within several areas of the brain, including the frontal cortex, which is important for higher-order thinking

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