Researchers find that a 10-minute run of moderate intensity can improve a person’s mood and mental performance.
Running helps a person improve mood and memory. / Фото: Pixabay
Running, including, helped a person evolve and survive in the days when people were mainly engaged in hunting and gathering.
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In addition, jogging can significantly improve memory, flexibility of thinking and self-control, writes Science Times.
Hideaki Soya, a neuroscientist at the University of Tsukuba in Japan, investigated how exercise activates the brain and helps people cope with stress.
During the study 26 people no neurological or mental disorders were randomly assigned to run for 10 minutes and rest on a treadmill.
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After a control experiment, the researchers tested the participants and found that as a result, all participants improved their mood.
Running also showed increased blood flow in the bilateral prefrontal cortex the brain, which plays a vital role in mood control and cognitive function.
We will remind, earlier scientists found out that destroyed almost all species 250 million years ago.
Source From: Segodnya