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Can aerobic exercise benefit my brain?

Aerobic exercise can increase brain size. Scientists showed that adults ages 55-80 who engaged in a single year of aerobic exercise increased the size of their brains in the area of the hippocampus, the area of the brain that's crucial for memory and spatial navigation. The study was published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 

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