“Healthy body, healthy mind” is an old maxim, the validity of which has long been accepted. The more that scientists investigate this link, however, the more startlingly relevant it appears to be.

It is only 40 years or so since psychologists believed that intelligence is largely an inherent capability: born not made. Thankfully, we now know that this is not the case. This article explores recent research which has discovered how beneficial exercise can be in this regard, benefiting cognition and inducing the creation of new brain cells that can aid learning.

Read the Article: Running Makes You Smarter – Here’s How