Take a Walk, Grow Your Brain
NPR Science Friday: Growing A Bigger Brain Is A Walk In The Park
A new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows that adults who walked for 40 minutes three times a week for a year had brain growth in the hippocampus — an area of the brain associated with spatial memory. Study author Arthur Kramer and psychologist Margaret Gatz discuss their research.
Posted by Will Baum, LCSW