Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Featured Article: Can Physical Education Make You Smarter?



For some time, researchers have known that exercise changes the structure of the brain, resulting in improvements in concentration, fidgeting and creates new brain cells.

The body-mind link is well documented. But current thinking and actions (like eliminating recess and physical education) leads me to question if some decisions reflect the cliché that "our bodies exist to carry our heads around."Current thinking on the topic however, acknowledges, "Any thinking has the whole body participating."

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