Feed Your Brain

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010 by American Senior Fitness Association   View This Issue of Experience!

The French physiologist Pierre Cabanis, who lived from 1757 to 1808, was a man ahead of his times. Consider his words, quoted below, in terms of their application to the values of mental stimulation and continuing education:

"Impressions arriving at the brain make it enter into activity, just as food falling into the stomach excites it to more abundant secretion of gastric juice."

– Pierre Jean George Cabanis, translated from French



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