Need to remember something? Exercise four hours later - Harvard Health

Need to remember something? Exercise four hours later - Harvard Health

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Research suggests that exercising four hours after learning may improve your memory of the new information. People who exercised four hours after a learning session retained information better than those who exercised immediately after the lesson and...
28 Nov 2016 - General
I have enjoyed reading this article. Thanks for sharing it to this community. Doing sports is a real bliss. Scientists are showing that regular exercise has profound effects on your brain. Moreover, specific physical activities can markedly alter its structure in precise ways. The part of the brain that responds strongly to aerobic exercise is the hippocampus. This brain structure benefits greatly by the increased blood flow during exercise allowing it to exhibit better performance. This finding...
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This is an interesting article, but I hope that a link was placed so that we can review and clinically appraise the mentioned journal. While this study is interesting, memory is a complex topic and I know for a fact that its difficult to produce papers with a high degree of level of evidence because of the presence of confounding factors. For this research, there should be at least a standard neurological testing that tests baseline memory function so that we know if there is indeed a significan...
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