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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Caption: University of Illinois postdoctoral researcher Neha Gothe and her colleagues found that eight weeks of yoga classes significantly improved participants' reaction time and accuracy in tests of cognitive function. Gothe is now a professor of kinesiology at Wayne State University in Detroit.
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