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Can Exercise Make You Smarter?

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Exercise makes you smarter

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Newsflash: What you may have assumed all along is now scientifically proven. Exercise literally makes us smarter.


How so?


It all comes down to two key factors: neuroplasticity and dopamine.


Research shows that exercise improves the efficiency of neurons so they work faster and interact with each other better. In other words, it enhances the brain’s natural neuroplasticity, which is the way the brain grows and adapts.


Scientists have known this for some time, but they haven’t discovered the exact mechanism until now.


The missing link between aerobic fitness and cognitive function is dopamine.


In a fun study involving measuring blink rate as an indicator of dopamine levels, researchers found executive function was highest when someone was blinking quickly. This was also positively correlated with how physically fit the participant was.


So next time you need a boost of feel-good dopamine, try hitting the treadmill. You’ll also enjoy heightened cognitive function.


This effect can create an upward spiral, increasing our quality of life. When you are thinking more clearly, you are less stressed and more effective. This makes way for more dopamine in your brain and more pleasure in your life.


For most of us, this is all the motivation we need to stick to workout routine. Exercise can be the engine to better results in other areas of life.


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Source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/alisonescalante/2021/02/26/researchers-find-the-missing-link-for-why-exercise-makes-you-smarter/?sh=344dcd454aaa


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