Priming the Brain for Focus & Learning: Go-Time

Here is an excellent article that demonstrated the beneficial effects of acute aerobic exercise prior to test-taking (click HERE for full article).

2 Feature Findings:

  • Overall, findings revealed that a single, acute bout of moderate aerobic exercise facilitates cognitive performance, with more widespread effects observed for the lower-performing group
  • Single bouts of physical activity throughout the school day may serve as an effective tool for increasing attentiveness in the classroom, thus leading to a more effective educational environment that promotes better learning in youth

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