Climbing a tree improves cognitive skills

Aug 11, 2015

 

A study carried out by University of North Florida shows that our working memory can benefit dramatically from undertaking dynamic activities. Proprioceptive activities (i.e. exercises related to body positioning and orientation) such as climbing a tree, walking on a beam, running barefoot or navigating around obstacles, may increase our working memory capacity as much as by 50% just after two hours of training.

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