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Saturday, September 13, 2014

I am posting this article here because it deals wit devloping the brain. Meta-cognition requires a certain level of langauge development and it is possible - in my opinion - that the two are linked. Enjoy. Courtesy of ASCD SmartBrief.

Physical activity may be linked to brain connectivity in children

Brain scans of 24 9- to 10-year-olds showed differences in white matter structure among physically active children and their less-fit peers. Greater fitness levels may improve blood flow and increase the size of certain areas of the brain, according to the study in the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.
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