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From: Yahoo News India

Both mind and body play key role in problem solving

Yahoo India:

A new study has confirmed that not only the brain, but other body parts also play a significant role in problem solving.

“Being able to use your body in problem solving alters the way you solve the problems,” said Martha Alibali, psychology professor at University of Wisconsin.

“Body movements are one of the resources we bring to cognitive processes,” she added.

To confirm their findings, researchers recruited 86 American undergraduates, half of whom were prevented from moving their hands and the others were prevented from moving their feet.

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