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  • Brain tissue structure could explain link between fitness and memory

    Professor Aron Barbey led a team that found that the structural integrity of the hippocampus, a region in the brain, could mediate the relationship between fitness and memory.

    Professor Aron Barbey led a team that found that the structural integrity of the hippocampus, a region in the brain, could mediate the relationship between fitness and memory.

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  • Editor’s notes: To reach Aron Barbey, call 217-244-2551; email barbey@illinois.edu.
    To reach Hillary Schwarb, email hschwarb@gmail.com.

    The paper “Aerobic fitness, hippocampal viscoelasticity, and relational memory performance” is available online.