Vinod Kurup

Hospitalist/programmer in search of the meaning of life

Dec 4, 2003 - 1 minute read - Comments - running

Running is addictive

Researchers at my alma mater have shown that mice who have been bred to run long distances show increased activity in ‘craving’ regions of the brain when they’re denied access to their running wheel (Be sure to check out the Quicktime video on that page). The addiction of running is physiologically similar to other addictions. Maybe that explains why I was out on the East River Path in 29 degree weather tonight.

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