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GROW YOUR BRAIN

A group of ten prominent brain imaging researchers at University of Oxford’s Department of Clinical Neurosciences wanted to see how aerobic exercise affects the brain.  Their study revealed some surprising facts about how exercise affects the brain. This study was conducted by an impressive team of researchers who specialize in brain imaging and their work was published in the journal NeuroImage.

Aristotle was on to something

Aristotle was on to something

When Aristotle founded the Peripatetic School in 335 BC. he knew something we’re just discovering and science is corroborating. The Peripatetic School was an informal institution whose members conducted philosophical and scientific inquiries while walking around the Lyceum in ancient Athens. Aristotle's students would follow him on long meandering walks around the Lyceum as he lectured and they engaged in philosophical and scientific inquiry.

Sitting Deteriorates Your Brain

Sitting Deteriorates Your Brain

It’s a little embarrassing to admit, but one of the reasons I co-founded UnSit is my inability to sit still for long periods of time. In school, the teacher was always yelling at me to, “sit down and focus.” But it never felt right to sit down while trying to think up an idea for an essay or solve a geometry problem. I think and solve problems better on my feet, and I know many of you do too.