Aerobic Fitness and the Attentional Blink in Preadolescent Children


Aerobic Fitness and the Attentional Blink in Preadolescent Children” is the topic of a report of new research appearing this month in the journal Neuropsychology.

According to the report:

Given the growing concern that children in today’s industrialized and technologically advanced society are becoming more sedentary and less fit, a greater understanding of the extent to which aerobic fitness relates to brain health and cognition during development is of increasing importance. … Results indicated that higher fit children exhibited greater task performance and better attentional resources distribution … .

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About jwmartinez

JoLynne is a journalist and educator. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Kansas and a Master of Arts in Teaching from Park University and is certified to teach high school journalism and English. Former employment includes work for Cable News Network and the University of Missouri-Kansas City in addition to freelancing for clients such as the Kansas City Star and The Pitch.
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