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- Website: Berkeley Wellness
- Resource type: Blog
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Dancing might be good for your brain. Research shows that if you participate in a dance program that challenges you, you might have improved learning, long-term memory, and balance.
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Fitness, physical activity, exercise, dance class, dance training, memory, forget, cognitive, cognition, think, brain, learning, balance
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Is this information reliable, based on scientific research?
Step 2 - Transparency
Is it clear who developed the resource and how?
Step 3 - Usability
Is the information easy to understand and easy to use?
Rated on: 7/4/2018 8:32:06 PM
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