Exercising 4 Hours After Learning Boosts Memory

Exercising 4 Hours After Learning Boosts Memory - Health Council

“Researchers assert the notion that physical activity is beneficial for the brain as well as the body, after finding that exercising 4 hours after learning could help boost long-term memory.”

“Study co-author Guillén Fernández, of the Donders Institute at the Radboud University Medical Center in the Netherlands, and colleagues found that adults who exercised 4 hours after completing a learning task had better memory recall 2 days later.However, exercising immediately after the learning task or not at all appeared to have no effect on memory retention. The researchers recently published their findings in the journalCurrent Biology.”

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