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BrainShape Podcast

Feb 4, 2020

As you age, your brain undergoes normal structural and functional changes. One of these changes includes shrinkage of your hippocampus – your brain’s memory centre. Specifically, research shows that – on average, as you age - your hippocampus shrinks around 1-2% per year. But, there are lifestyle behaviours that can help protect your brain against normal age-related changes. Exercise has been shown to benefit the brain in many ways. For one, physical exercise has been shown to increase the size of your hippocampus. Tune in to learn more!


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