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How exercise could help you learn a new language

The findings provide more evidence that to engage our minds, we should move our bodies

Gretchen Reynolds | NYT 

A new study reports that working out during a language class amplifies people’s ability to memorise, retain and understand new vocabulary. The findings provide more evidence that to engage our minds, we should move our bodies. In recent years, a wealth of studies in both animals and people have shown that we learn differently if we also exercise. Lab rodents given access to running wheels create and maintain memories better than animals that are sedentary, for instance. And students consistently perform better on academic tests if they participate in some kind of physical ...

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First Published: Fri, August 18 2017. 23:45 IST
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