Evolution may contradict ‘dumb jock’ notion

| December 27, 2012
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According to a popular stereotype, intellectual achievement and athleticism are inversely linked. Now a controversial view of evolution suggests that animal brains, including humans, may have developed in response to physical activity.

View the original article here: Exercise and the Ever-Smarter Human Brain

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