All told, this study may provide the evidence behind “go take a walk to clear your head.” As the researchers write, “This is compatible with anecdotal evidence of the health and mood-promoting effects of going for a walk.”
1877 Rail Strike Subject of YSU Prof’s Audio Walk – Business Journal Daily
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“The walk begins at the northwest corner of 28th Street and Liberty Avenue in the Strip District neighborhood of Pittsburgh at the historic marker acknowledging the 1877 Railroad Strike.”
The subject of the research, carried out by scientists at the University of California, Irvine, had been paralyzed for five years. The work began with a stint of mental training designed to reengage the brain’s walking ability, which saw the subject don an electroencephalogram (EEG) cap (a piece of headwear fitted with electrodes that monitor the brain’s electrical impulses). The man was first made to control an avatar in a virtual environment, which was then followed with physical training to build up the strength of his leg muscles.
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