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

Dr. Patricia Pedraza-Nafziger is a self-proclaimed “geek girl” with a passion for technology, learning, and teaching. With a demonstrated history in the aerospace industry as an Information Systems Team Leader, Patricia’s role as an Information Technology Professor is to provide potential future leaders with technical skills and general knowledge in the field of information technology and information sciences while prioritizing intellectual research and resources for students to utilize in real-world settings.
This entry was posted in Teaching. Bookmark the permalink.

1 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!

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s