Does Walking Help You Think?

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best article yet on walking. Published on 9/3/14 in the New Yorker: Why Walking Helps Us Think looks at the many sides of how walking influences our lives – from memory to strokes of insight to psychological studies, it covers the gamut.

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Walking Increases Creativity: A Stanford Study

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What do Aristotle, Nietzsche, Rimbaud, Kant, Rousseau, and Thoreau have in common? Yep – stimuli from walking! A recent study from Stanford University revealed that walking boosted creative inspiration by 60%. The act of walking itself, and not the environment, was … Continue reading

Brain Research on Walking


Walking Just Makes You Smarter.It’s Proven Science. The LA Times reports on a study measuring how walking increases your cognitive ability, helps your brain ward off dementia, and supports your think through on executive control tasks — things like planning, scheduling, dealing with ambiguity, working memory and multitasking.

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The Brain that Changes

Brain That Changes Itself

One of my favorite books on brain research is about neuroplasticity called;  “The Brain That Changes Itself” by Norman Doidge. Many professionals in business are alluding to the value of neuroscience in helping leaders function at their highest level. This is … Continue reading