Biological Intelligence Every moment of your life is a teaching moment for your body. Except most of that teaching is unconscious. Which is why you hear more about artificial intelligence than biological intelligence. But biological intelligence, how your body makes and uses information, is far more powerful and personal. Biological information flows in ways we never […]
Exercise – A Great Way to Learn
We are often admonished to exercise. It’s anti-inflammatory – we’re told. You’ll get less heart attacks and strokes. Fewer tumors. Clearly less Alzheimer’s disease. And you might lose weight and look better. But what is it we do during exercise? We learn. Become more biologically intelligent. For if learning is the acquisition of knowledge and skills, exercise […]
Is Your Brain Like a Muscle?
Grow your muscle, grow your brain. For decades it’s getting clearer – physical activity leads to more brain cells. But how? And why? A recent paper in Cell Metabolism, ably reported by Gretchen Reynolds, shows the advantages of cross-species research. Work with mice, monkeys and humans demonstrated something jocks sensed long ago – your legs talk […]