Your brain on dancing

Specific areas of the brain contribute to dance learning and performance. These are the motor cortex, somatosensory cortex, basal ganglia, and cerebellum.

Physical and expressive elements of dance alter brain function. Some benefits include memory improvement and strengthened neuronal connections.

Read more about dancing and the brain here.

If you want to know more about the benefits of dancing on the cognitive functions, read this article.

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