Exercise is healthy for us due to numerous reasons including raising our metabolism and helping to improve memory. However, much of the struggle of exercising takes place in the brain rather than the body.
Join us today as we discuss the science behind exercise, the minds role in athletics, and the demographics of suicide in the United States.
- Gretchen Reynolds, columnist for the New York Times Well Blog
- Alex Hutchinson, author of “Endure: Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance”
- Kimya N. Dennis, Ph.D, associate professor of Sociology and Criminal Studies; creator and coordinator of Criminal Studies program, Salem College