Athletes have more mature brains

10 Oct 2016

Athletes have more mature brains

Athletes have more mature brains

A recent study suggests that people who tend to exercise often have more mature brains than lazy people.

The study by researchers at the University of Missouri on mice confirmed that the tendency toward physical activity may be at least partially genetically.

New findings suggest a link between laziness and the less mature brain, as physical activity is associated with the maturity of neural networks in the brain.

The study in mice showed that active brains were characterized by the development of nerve pathways throughout the brain. The researchers also found that some other traits in humans may also be hereditary, such as anxiety, obesity, the tendency to procrastinate, and so on.

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