Bill Danosky wrote:
Does Aikido make you smarter?
I believe so, yes.
Bad math / pseudo logic alert 101
Intelligence = sum total of cognitive skills (and use thereof)
Gardner theory of cognitive skill types =
(A)Linguistic (B)Logical-Mathematical (C) Kinesthetic (D)Spatial (E) Musical (F) Interpersonal (G)Intrapersonal
Let each type = 1
+1 to C
Thus: Aikido may help improve "intelligence"
Body and Mature Behaviour
Case of Nora
The mind and the brain
...plus many others that I simply haven't read yet.
As for hard research, jump on pubmed or the psych equivalent (which I've visted, but can't recall the URL of)