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  • Attention, couch potatoes! Walking boosts brain connectivity, function

    Psychology professor and Beckman Institute director Art Kramer, doctoral student Michelle Voss and their colleagues found that a year of moderate walking improved the connectivity of specific brain networks in older adults.

    Psychology professor and Beckman Institute director Art Kramer, doctoral student Michelle Voss and their colleagues found that a year of moderate walking improved the connectivity of specific brain networks in older adults.

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  • Editor's note: To contact Art Kramer, call 217-244-8373; e-mail a-kramer@illinois.edu. To reach Michelle Voss, call 217-244-4461; e-mail mvoss@illinois.edu. The paper, “Plasticity of Brain Networks in a Randomized Intervention Trial of Exercise Training in Older Adults,” is availableonline.