You’re supposed to stay fit, the key to successful aging is to be active. Science doesn’t quite understand why, but staying fit helps keep our brain in shape as we get older. I hate to run, hate it, but I exercise my brain often. Truthfully, some people seem built to run marathons and have an easier time going for miles without tiring. Other individuals might be born with a knack for memorizing things, from times tables to trivia facts. These two skills―running and memorizing―are not so different as it turns out.
April 7, 2015 | Categories: Biology, Neuroscience Research | Tags: biomechanics, cell metabolism, estrogen-related receptor gamma, health, medicine, memory, neurobiology, neurology, nutrition, peer reviewed, science | Leave a comment