Yoga May Help Boost Brain Power Better Than Aerobic Exercise, Wayne State University Study

Published: Jun 12, 2013

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Doing yoga for as little as 20 minutes may be able to boost your brain power.

Subjects who participated in a single yoga session had better speed and accuracy scores on working memory and inhibitory control tests than after they tried an aerobic exercise session of the same length. These tests are indicative of a person's ability to maintain focus, as well as absorb and remember new information, and aerobic exercises had previously been shown to boost scores in those areas.

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