We now know that we continue to create new brain cells throughout our lives. And the key to this vital function is staying physically, mentally and socially active. Neurological expert Maurice Curtis explains the latest thinking about staying mentally strong throughout our lives.
Hotly debated fitness topics are in no short supply: yoga vs. pilates, cardio vs. strength training, treadmill vs. outdoor running—the list goes on. But no dispute is as polarizing as the one surrounding morning vs. evening workouts.
The link between physical activity and psychological health is clear but also misunderstood. Health psychology researcher Amanda Rebar answers questions about how exercise really affects stress and anxiety.