Your legs are not just talking to your brain, they’re telling it what to do. That’s a very good thing. Otherwise your brain might not develop properly, and keep adapting through your life. That’s the conclusion reached reading a study penned by Raffaella Adami and others from the Universities of Milano and Pavia. It helps […]
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 […]