Physical activity, brain, and cognition

@article{Erickson2015PhysicalAB,
  title={Physical activity, brain, and cognition},
  author={Kirk I. Erickson and Charles H. Hillman and Arthur F. Kramer},
  journal={Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences},
  year={2015},
  volume={4},
  pages={27-32}
}

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