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Brain signals link physical fitness to better language skills in kids

Date:  June 3, 2014
Source:  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Children who are physically fit have faster and more robust neuro-electrical brain responses during reading than their less-fit peers, researchers report. These differences correspond with better language skills in the children who are more fit, and occur whether they’re reading straightforward sentences or sentences that contain errors of grammar or syntax.

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