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Future of Walking

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Walking has a number of surprising benefits that help to improve our health, posture and, most surprisingly, our mind. “Your brain is much more active when you’re sitting down”, said Shane O’Mara, a neuroscientist and professor of experimental brain research at the University of Dublin. Although walking is an activity that we often take for granted, there a number of surprising benefits that help to improve our health, posture and, most surprisingly, our mind. In this talk, moderated by Michael John Gorman, Founding Director of Biotopia, O’Mara and American academic Jeffrey Schnapp discussed how walking can impact creativity and why it defines us as human.

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