Weekly Digest #93: Exercise and Learning 2.0

Weekly Digest #93: Exercise and Learning 2.0

For Weekly Digest #31, we pulled together 5 resources on exercise and learning. But, there are TONS of resources out there about exercise and learning. Plus, in January we know a lot of people are thinking about good habits for 2018, and many may have to do with studying and student learning as well as exercising and staying healthy. So, for this week's digest, 5 more resources on exercising and learning.. These resources aren't necessarily any better than the previous resources, just different to add to the collection! In particular, the first few resources in this digest discuss ADHD, exercise, and learning, in part because we know so many out there are interested in ADHD.

 
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Physical activity can have positive impacts on children with ADHD in a few different ways! Rae Jacobson discusses the research. 

 

2) Think Better: Exercise by Karen Postal, PhD, ABPP-CN, @KarenPostal

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In this article, Dr. Postal discusses the ways in which exercise helps our brains.

 

3) Build Your Muscles, Build your Brain by John Ratey, MD, @jratey

In this article, Dr. Ratey, MD, discusses how physical activity can keep your body and brain healthy. 

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4) Can Physical Exercise Improve Cognitive Abilities? by Viatcheslav Wlassoff, PhD on Brain Blogger, @BrainBlogger

What are the lasting findings of physical activity and cognitive ability? Read this article to find out!

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5) To Boost Memory: Study, Wait, Then Exercise by Gretchen Reynolds @GretchenReynold

In this article, Gretchen Reynolds discusses a study about exercise, studying, and learning.

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