The Brain on Exercise, How Your Workout Makes You Smart

Wednesday, August 6, 2008 - 08:28 in Health & Medicine

By sapping energy reserves (i.e. burning calories), exercise spurs the body to protect its most precious, and energy-demanding, organ: the brain. Scientists have found this is an example of "good stress;" it starts a chain of events that make us smarter,

Read the whole article on Live Science

More from Live Science

Latest Science Newsletter

Get the latest and most popular science news articles of the week in your Inbox! It's free!

Check out our next project, Biology.Net