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Yoga makes you smarter!

In a recent eight-week study, adults over age 55 who took an hour-long class of hatha yoga (the most commonly practiced form of yoga worldwide) three times a week had significantly better memory and attention than adults who simply did stretching and toning exercises.  Possible reason: The focus required to hold poses and control breathing during yoga may result in better attention to mental tasks as well. 

Neha Gothe PhD, PhD, assistant professor of kinesiology, Wayne State University, Detroit "Yoga makes you smarter!" Bottom Line Health November 2014: 7. Print.