Dancing Can Reverse The Signs Of Aging In The Brain (by Tania Fitzgeorge-Balfour)

Excerpt from Dancing can reverse the signs of aging in the brain
By Tania Fitzgeorge-Balfour | Posted on August 29, 2017 in Neuroscience

Story in Brief:

Physical exercise has an anti-aging effect on the hippocampus region of the brain – an area that controls memory, learning and balance. A new study, comparing different forms of exercise – dancing and endurance training – undertaken by elderly volunteers for eighteen months, shows that both can have an anti-aging effect on the brain, but only dancing corresponded to a noticeable difference in behavior. This difference is attributed to the extra challenge of learning dancing routines…. [click HERE for the rest]

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