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“this is your brain on the couch”: inactivity changes the brain

We know that the┬ábrain retains plasticity, or the capacity to be reshaped, throughout our lifetimes. And that exercise is particularly adept at remodeling the brain,┬áprompting the creation of new brain cells and other positive changes. I posted previously about the dangers of sedentary time (HERE). Now it seems that inactivity can also remodel the brain. A study (Mischel et al…. Read more »