Article in Telegraph: How orienteering could help in the fight against dementia

Shared by @Miffy via @craddocktaunton - an interesting article about orienteering in relation to dementia.

Orienteering could help battle dementia by exercising part of the brain that is increasingly neglected in the modern world, experts believe.

In a new study, researchers hypothesised that the physical and cognitive demands of orienteering could stimulate parts of the brain used by our ancient ancestors for hunting and gathering.

If you want to give your neurons a workout while exercising, there will be a map memory course to try at the Fyne Court JOG on March 4th :thinking: :running_woman: :running_man: