If you ever hear someone say “I don’t have time to exercise. I have too much work to do!”, tell them that along with its many other benefits, exercise can actually improve your performance at work and school.

In fact, research shows that exercise can increase your learning, focus, memory, creativity and cognitive performance. In this video Wendy Suzuki, a faculty member in the Center for Neural Science at New York University, discusses her research on exercise and the brain.