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Study: Dancing Is Good for Your Brain

Maybe this is my problem.  I don’t dance.  From Psychology Today:

Dancing improves brain function on a variety of levels. Two recent studies show how different types of practice allow dancers to achieve peak performance by blending cerebral and cognitive thought processes with muscle memory and ‘proprioception’ held in the cerebellum. Through regular aerobic training that incorporates some type of dance at least once a week anyone can maximize his or her brain function.

Read on.

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One thought on “Study: Dancing Is Good for Your Brain

  • Learning dance is a great way to get in shape, build confidence and increase self-esteem. For years doctors have recommended dancing as a great way to stay in shape and keep a sharp mind.

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