The skills we learn may shape the structure of our brains
Learning to juggle can cause changes in the brain, scientists have found.

Using brain scans, the researchers showed that in 12 people who had learnt to juggle, certain brain areas had grown.

Writing in Nature, the researchers from the University of Regensburg, Germany, say their findings challenge the view that experiences do not affect the brain.

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Junius Juggles Fire

For the past six years I have taught my Creative Writing students how to juggle three balls.  I has added this to my curriculum because of the many benefits that learning how to juggling offers the developing mind.