I often tell people who ask (and some who don't) that inline skating for one to several hours aligns my brain. I don't mean anything specific really, but things go better with eating, sleeping, doing, and thinking if I've been skating lately. Sometimes one day of four to six hours of not particularly difficult or fast skating can really improve the look of the world. Well that's me. What do the mice think? Or rather, what do scientists who study mice think.
Check out the article below if my snips are not making sense. Or go run on a mouse wheel for awhile and try again! Seriously the article is done well.
First, in a recent study, they wanted to
figure out how important physical activity is for generating or growing new neurons in the hippocampus.
To see whether exercise or other factors in the mouse's environment were boosting neurogenesis they designed a study with four groups: