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Dancing Can Make You Smarter — The physical benefits of dancing have been well documented, but new evidence reveals that dancing also has mental benefits and can actually make you smarter!
According to Use It or Lose It: Dancing Makes You Smarter, dancing makes you smarter because it:
- Involves kinesthetic, rational, musical and emotional processes;
- Stimulates the mind warding off Alzheimer's disease and other dementia; and
- Requires split-second, rapid-fire decision-making creating new neural pathways and improving intellectual activity.
Difficult, frustrating dance classes are the best for improving cognitve function as they integrate different brain processes and multiple neural activities!
So get out your dancing shoes and be prepared to get smarter!
Read the full article: Use It or Lose It: Dancing Makes You Smarter by Richard Powers.