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Exercise and the Brain

  • By: Kirk Erickson
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

Much has been written over the ages about the benefits of exercise. For example, Marcus Tullius Cicero stated that “it is exercise alone that supports the spirits, and keeps the mind in vigor,” and John Adams, the second president of the ...