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Hunter-gatherer past taught our brains to love exercise

by Alexis Blue

The link between exercise and the brain may be a product of our evolutionary history and past as hunter-gatherers, researchers say.

Anthropologist David Raichlen and psychologist Gene Alexander, who together run a research program on exercise and the brain, propose an “adaptive capacity model” for understanding, from an evolutionary neuroscience perspective, how physical activity impacts brain structure and function.

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