16 Apr 2019

How team sports change a child’s brain

Team sports are associated with less depression in boys as young as 9.

Adult depression has long been associated with shrinkage of the hippocampus, a brain region that plays an important role in memory and response to stress. Now, new research has linked participation in team sports to larger hippocampal volumes in children and less depression in boys ages 9 to 11. Read More

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