Work It Out: How Exercise Benefits the Brain
- Published29 Sep 2016
- Reviewed29 Sep 2016
- Author Emma Lindberg
- Source BrainFacts/SfN
Physical activity does more than build muscle and increase fitness — it can also help the brain make new cells and improve learning and memory. Janet Zadina, a neuroscientist at Tulane University discussed the brain benefits of exercise during a workshop titled The Truth Behind “Brain-Based” Learning.
Watch a video from the workshop below, and then use the lesson plans and articles to teach your students more about the power of exercise.
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