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Cycling can make you smarter?

Old 09-20-09, 07:15 AM
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Cycling can make you smarter?

According to a blog post at The New York Times, it probably can.

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/0.../?ref=magazine
 
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Exercise does sharpen mental acuity. This has been proven quite solidly in many studies in the Cognitive Psych field.
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Eistein used to just sit in a comfy chair, or office chair, and just think for hours on end. He was pretty smart.

I tried that for a while, it didn't work out the same.
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Originally Posted by DelusionalDude View Post
Eistein used to just sit in a comfy chair, or office chair, and just think for hours on end. He was pretty smart.

I tried that for a while, it didn't work out the same.

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