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Physical Activity and Memory Performance in Children

19th March, 2019

[Source:  Your Therapy Source]

A recent article in the Psychology of Sports and Exercise reported on a study examing the effects of specifically designed physical activities on children’s foreign language vocabulary learning and attentional performance. The researchers examined physical activity and memory performance in children.

The participants included 104 children, 8-10 years old, who were divided into three groups:

  • an embodied learning condition consisting of task-relevant physical activities.
  • a physical activity condition involving task-irrelevant physical activities.
  • a control condition consisting of a sedentary teaching style.

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