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Memory is not one thing: It's a system. There are hundreds of different specialized cells, supported by other body systems, that make up the human mind: those involved in senses, movement, and thoughts and emotions all interact to create your memories. 


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nancyp 10/19/2018 0
Exercise releases molecules that helps fire up our neurons, especially in our memory systems. We grow our capacity to learn and remember through activating a gene called BDNF, which releases a protein necessary for learning also called BDNF. With exercise, we ready our minds to be open to new things. If these new things are important to us (meaning, relevant), then we remember them better....