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5 Exercises That Will Make You Smarter
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Published: Aug 29, 2016

Regular exercise makes you a better decision maker because it causes the blood to flow through the brain’s anterior frontal regions. Improve your memory, information processing, and ability to deal with stress by doing these basic exercises.

1. Yoga – Memory and information processing

By stimulating the frontal lobe, yoga improves your ability to integrate thoughts and emotions.

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2. Interval training – Appetite and cravings

Interval training improves craving control, which happens in the hypothalamus.

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3. Circuit training – Attention to detail

Circuit training improves your visual and spatial processing, the ability to switch between tasks, and attention to detail.

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4. Aerobics – Verbal memory

Regular aerobic exercise improves the work of memory in the hippocampus part of your brain.

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5. Weight lifting – Multi tasking and problem solving

Lifting weights was found to improve things such as attention span, and even stave off the effects of Alzheimer’s. It also improves the executive function and associative memory.

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