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Farah

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What determines our IQ?
« on: 03/02/2009 19:30:02 »
Farah asked the Naked Scientists:
   
What determines our IQ? can we literally get smarter by doing some procedure or eating specific foods? What should I do to get smarter other than exercising my brain and body?

What do you think?


 

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« Reply #1 on: 03/02/2009 21:53:23 »
You get smarter by using your brain, it'll conpensate by generating more synapses. Literally "use it or lose it". Physical exercise can improved blood circulation in the brain. Aerobic exercise can also improve human cognitive performance.
 

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« Reply #2 on: 04/02/2009 03:07:52 »
They should make that a tag-line for PE and Gym class in schools.

"It's a myth that gym makes you all brawn and no brain!"
 

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« Reply #3 on: 04/02/2009 03:14:16 »
That might actually turn some people off PE and gym!
 

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« Reply #4 on: 04/02/2009 03:18:01 »
But aimed carefully, you could get nerdy people to participate more!
 

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« Reply #5 on: 04/02/2009 03:47:47 »
But then they'll become even nerder!
 

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