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TheElder

Should We "Stop Equating 'Science' With Truth"?)"

That question has a simple answer. What know in science is what we know NOW.

An example: Ever since neurons were discovered such as the von Economo (spindle neurons) which are the ones we think with mainly in the fore brain it has been maintained that we CANNOT grow new neurons. It now totally established that is nonsense. Simple small amounts of aerobic exercise several times a week can increase the neural density in the Hippocampus by up to 30% in just a few months.

Think about this. Lack of aerobic exercise = declining brain function. The brain has the most neurons at around the age of three months. Then consider the obesity epidemic in many countries. Also the term Fat Cats take on a new meaning.

The human body and especially the brain are not yet well understood. Every day something new is discovered. I subscribe to Lancet Neurology and the stories can be incredible.

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