Square Dancing Improves Mental Acuity

Updated: Feb 9, 2019


MIT-Tech Squares take their neural connectivity very seriously!


MIT-Tech Squares in Cambridge, Massachusetts is an MIT student group which has been improving their mental and neural abilities since 1967. Square dancing requires constant anticipation and rapid-fire thinking making it's the perfect choice for young and old alike to improve mental acuity and neural plasticity show many studies.




WHO BENEFITS?


Young Students—Fine-tune your mind for more significant challenges in the future.


College Prep—Rapid-fire thinking could be your secret weapon to prepare for college entrance exams improving your mental acuity.

Mid-Life Moms & Dads—Taking a square dance class or square dancing once or twice a week can keep your mind stay sharp and clear.


Middle Age & Older Adults—In studies reported by the New England Journal of Medicine show that dancing was the ONLY physical activity associated with a lower risk of dementia. *1



Sources:

https://socialdance.stanford.edu/syllabi/smarter.htm

*1 https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa022252

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