Perhaps the most significant news of recent decades, in particular following the dubious results of the “decade of the brain,” is the fact that the brain is not fixed, but can be “fixed”: Neuroplasticty means that the brain changes as a result of how we do or do not use it, and therefore mental health may be a product of the choices we make. Forbes magazine reviews ways that exercise can improve your brain.
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