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Exercise and the Brain

In writing my new book Physio for your Emotions, I have a couple of questions about how exercise affects our brain function, with Dr John Ratey.

Dr Ratey is an associate clinical professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and has a private practice in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

For more than a decade he taught residents and Harvard medical students as the Assistant Director of Resident training at Massachusetts Mental Health Center. He continues to teach psychiatrists as a regular instructor in Harvard’s Continuing Medical Education program.

In Dr Ratey’s latest book Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain, he looks at a landmark study, where aerobic exercise was shown to be as effective as antidepressants. That women who exercise, lower their chances of developing dementia by 50 percent. That a revolutionary fitness program helped put one U.S. school district of 19,000 kids first in the world in science. That, in fact, exercise sparks new brain-cell growth. The evidence is in: aerobic exercise physically transforms our brains for peak performance.

Check out Dr Ratey’s blog and his recent article on how exercise helps people learn.

http://johnratey.typepad.com/blog/

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