Firmer, Fitter Frame Linked to Firmer, Fitter Brain

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 08:32 in Psychology & Sociology

To determine why more aerobically fit individuals have better memories, scientists used magnetic resonance elastography (MRE), which measures the elasticity of organs, and found that fit individuals had a firmer, more elastic hippocampus--a region of the brain associated with memory.

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