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Exercise boosts brainpower

eisner19 at idt.net eisner19 at idt.net
Tue Aug 3 22:29:55 EST 1999


In article <933301104.471508 at server.australia.net.au>, "John"
<johnhkm at netsprintXXXX.net.au> wrote:

> http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/sci/tech/newsid_406000/406334.stm
> 
> "The effect is particularly pronounced in older people. ... Worst affected
> are the frontal and prefrontal regions responsible for "executive control
> functions" such as planning, using working memory, making decisions and
> picking out relevant information from irrelevant distractions."

I would presume that you are familiar with MRI studies on the effects of
exercise.

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