May you have a Christmas day as filled with warmth and joy as this cat.
[Gerd Kempermann and his colleagues at the Center for Regenerative Therapies Dresden in Germany] found an additive effect: exercise alone was good for the hippocampus, but combining physical activity with cognitive demands in a stimulating environment was even better, leading to even more new neurons.
I wonder how games like Beat Saber fare for helping neuron-formation. It seems like it would be right in the intersection of cardio and thinking.
The Knight Before Christmas is clearly propaganda funded by Big Hot Chocolate.
Me constantly: *Hears about a researcher tangentially related to my interests*
*Instantly orders a used copy of their book*
Two hours later: *Remembers I pay Scribd money every month so I will stop doing that*
"You'd think I'd learn."