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Easily Boost Memory and Creativity

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The next time you're looking for some creative inspiration, try going for a walk.

According to researchers at Stanford University, walking can help spark a flow of ideas. They found people who walked, performed better on creative tests. In fact, 81% of people had improved test scores after taking a stroll.

Experts think mild activity, like walking, stimulates brain connectivity involved with learning and memory.

Previous studies found taking three, 40 minute walks a week also improved the mental health of older adults.

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