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Study links fitness, thinner gray matter and better math skills in kids

Study links fitness, thinner gray matter and better math skills in kids

A new study reveals that 9- and 10-year-old children who are aerobically fit tend to have significantly thinner gray matter than their “lower-fit” peers. Thinning of the outermost layer of brain cells in the cerebrum is associated with better mathematics performance, researchers report in the journal PLOS ONE.

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Wednesday, August 12, 2015