Exercise, Stress, and the Brain

Dr. Paul Thompson talks about how imaging has revealed the positive effects of exercise on the brain as well as the detrimental effects of stress and cortisol on the brain.

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18 Comments

  1. L.F Sader on March 19, 2020 at 8:41 am

    BDNF, brain derived N—–Factor? I want to assume it does not stand for necrotizing lol



  2. Fred Craven on March 19, 2020 at 8:46 am

    Crying is the best way to get rid of cortisol, and testosterone



  3. Aidan Birch on March 19, 2020 at 8:47 am

    i liked it just because i had the excuse to watch YouTube in class



  4. The Empowered Healers Academy on March 19, 2020 at 8:47 am

    Generating new brain cells!?! Awesome stuff! If that isn’t reason enough to exercise!



  5. FreshFlex on March 19, 2020 at 8:51 am

    Wanted to know why my hair started to falling out and It’s because of stress.



  6. parag shinde on March 19, 2020 at 8:54 am

    This guy looks like young Walter White alias Heisenberg! Damn



  7. What I've Learned on March 19, 2020 at 8:58 am

    Good stuff mate



  8. ~ Bright Romeo ~ on March 19, 2020 at 9:02 am

    Very interesting but, Hello Dr. Wilson from House M.D.



  9. NIBIB gov on March 19, 2020 at 9:03 am

    NIBIB’s video "Exercise, Stress, and the Brain" now has Spanish subtitles. Check it out below!



  10. Murtaza S.A on March 19, 2020 at 9:11 am

    Super interesting! And I can definitely attest to this, prior to actually having knowledge about this research.



  11. Heang Kim on March 19, 2020 at 9:12 am

    Brain Exercise 🏃🚶🕺



  12. F.M.C doctors on March 19, 2020 at 9:12 am

    thanks for this video .
    ?can I use this video and translate it to arabic



  13. NIBIB gov on March 19, 2020 at 9:14 am

    Scientists around the world are pushing the limits of our technology to learn about and understand the brain. One of those researchers, funded by NIBIB, is looking at how stress can affect the brain.



  14. Bape Co. on March 19, 2020 at 9:22 am

    Dam im not educated



  15. karri karthik on March 19, 2020 at 9:24 am

    nerve connections are analogous to our electrical connections. The more load you put on it more is the risk of burn out. even while resting we have a lot of thoughts and without knowing we will be analysing some random concept. But while playing, a different part of the brain is active not the one which is resposible for analytical thinking. I am not saying it is off just under less load like a power saver mode/standby. its just my point of view



  16. Billy Willy on March 19, 2020 at 9:30 am

    Weed reduces stress, too. Weed plus exercise is sooo nice!.



  17. NIBIB gov on March 19, 2020 at 9:32 am

    Learn about what one NIBIB-funded researcher has to say about how exercise and stress can affect the brain!



  18. Emily Greene on March 19, 2020 at 9:36 am

    False. In my case, exercising/fitness raises my stress even when I didn’t focus on it and it got too unhealthy for me. I’m happier and less stressed since quitting exercise.