From the Editor's Desk Running makes you smarter. While intense exercise literally creates brain cells, they are basically stem cells waiting to be put to use. A recent Cell Metabolism study examined Cathepsin B (CTSB) protein secretion during running. By assisting in the expression of BDNF, this protein had beneficial effects on cognition, specifically enhanced adult brain cell growth in the hippocampus and spatial memory function. But there's still that question: why does the body need to reward us with greater cognitive function and more effective spatial memory and awareness just because we run? The answer may lie in natural selection. More here
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