Running as the Thinking Person’s Sport

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20 Dec 2016 - General

One would often associate playing musical instrumens with improving cognitive abilities, the fine motor skilled required and memory to memorise pieces and fingerings. Thus, we are often encouraged to learn a new instrument since young. This is an interesting study which shows that running in fact improves mental agility, in planning out routes and navigating around. What better way to shed some pounds and improve one's cognitive abilities?


Here's the article for your perusal:

I wonder if this finding would just be limited to running, or would other sports also have similar effects? It also be great if there were more respondents/ subjects in the study.. Anyhow, running gives a sense of relaxation plus solitary time to thi...
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