“The brain is hungry for information and it actually creates electrical activity when it doesn’t get enough. But it creates random and staticky activity, which in the end is more of a problem because it gets in the way of making sense of sound.”

Researchers also discovered that athletes who regularly play sports are less likely to use drugs and less likely to smoke cigarettes. Female athletes are 80% less likely to become pregnant during high school than their peers who don’t participate in sports. Students playing sports perform better in the classroom with higher grade point averages, better attendance and a greater chance of going to college.



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