Following through on that New Yearâs resolution to exercise more often will not only beef up your biceps, it will also help your brain.
So says NIU psychology professor Angela Grippo.
Grippo blogs on the topic today on the Psychology Today website, discussing research (including some of her own) that demonstrates how exercise improves both our mood and ability to cope with stress.
NIU psychology professors, including David Bridgett and Joe Magliano, are regular Psychology Today contributors. Theyâve been blogging monthly on the site for the past year.
Recent topics have includedÂ âThe Science Behind the New Yearâs Resolution,â âWhen Does Teasing Go Too Far?â and âHow Old Are You? On the Job, Itâs Not So Obvious.â