Walking Boosts Brain Connectivity and Function (RT @DrMarsha)

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Thu, Sep 30th, 2010 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

According to Psychology professor and Beckman Institute director Art Kramer, doctoral student Michelle Voss and their colleagues found that even moderate exercise -- in this case walking at one's own pace for 40 minutes three times a week -- can enhance the connectivity of important brain circuits, combat declines in brain function associated with aging and increase performance on cognitive tasks.

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