What Color is Your Spark: Using Psychological Type to Energize Your Exercise Plan

It's becoming indisputably clear that exercise not only benefits the body, it benefits the brain.  I just returned from the Learning and the Brain Conference in Chicago and the importance of physical exercise for learning, mood stability, and mental acuity was…

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Q and A from the I-Brain Conference Part III: Exercise and the Brain

Exercise releases a substance that is  "Miracle Grow for the Brain", according to John Ratey, an expert on the effects of exercise on optimal brain functioning. The release of brain-derived neuroptropic factor (BDNF), in effect, fertilizes brain cells to keep them…

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