Remarkable research by Prof Steve Brown proves that rhythm, coordination, pattern recognition, planning and many other traits of intelligence are exercised with Dance.
Dance stimulates the release of the brain-derived protein neurotropic factor that promotes the growth, maintenance and plasticity of neurons necessary for learning and memory. And dance is a means to help us improve mood and cope with stress that can motivate or interfere with learning. Influenced by body senses, environment and culture, the brain “choreographs” dance and more.
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