Once and for All: Aerobic Exercise Increases Brain Size

For over a decade, researchers have suspected that aerobic exercise boosts cognitive function and maintains brain health via neurogenesis (the birth of new neurons). Neurogenesis is believed to bulk up gray matter volume, prevent neural atrophy, and increase the size of certain brain regions.

Read more: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-athletes-way/201711/once-and-all-aerobic-exercise-increases-brain-size

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