New research suggests that our brains attained their size because we move. There was an evolutionary advantage to being more agile, and humans with bigger brains could move more quickly.
if physical activity helped to mold the structure of our brains, then it most likely remains essential to brain health today, according to one of the researchers, John D. Polk.
Yet another reason to make Feldenkrais or other movement part of your regular routine.
If you’re interested, you’ll find the whole article here–it’s a NY Times science blog.