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  • Study links physical activity to greater mental flexibility in older adults

    The evidence suggests that fitness improves cognitive flexibility in older adults, said Beckman Institute director Art Kramer, an author of the new study.

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  • Editor's notes: To reach Agnieszka Burzynska, email agaburza@colostate.edu. To reach Art Kramer, call 217-244-1933; email a-kramer@illinois.edu.

    The paper “Physical activity is linked to greater moment-to-moment variability in spontaneous brain activity in older adults” is available online or from the U. of I. News Bureau.