How Exercise Increases Intellect

The brain is similar to our muscles and organs because its performance and functionality decline rapidly if not used. However, studies show that exercise will reduce this rate of decline, and even develop new brain cells, also called neurons, which have a short shelf life if not used. These newly generated brain cells are floating around waiting to network with other brain cells, and learning is the key that allows them to network with one another. To put it simply: Exercise + Learning = Improved Intellect.  Learn More > #exercise #learning #intellect

About Patricia Pedraza-Nafziger

Patricia Pedraza-Nafziger is a self-proclaimed geek girl leading an information technology web team for a research and technology organization at the Boeing Company. She is a doctoral candidate researching internal corporate social media strategies, and contributing editor for the distance-learning channel at BellaOnline – The Voice of Women. Patricia considers herself a life-long learner. She believes in the long-term value of sharing knowledge with one another, whether through academic, professional, or personal life experiences. To date, Patricia has mainly published non-fiction books, but her plan is to delve into writing fiction in the near future, with romance and horror being her main genres of interest. Please follow her blog to keep up-to-date on her latest publications.
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One Response to How Exercise Increases Intellect

  1. Lee Witt says:

    Patricia is right on. Proper weight training is the closest thing to the fountain of youth out there. Brains and brawn are not mutually exclusive. Great article!

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