Happy Coach driver, Fred ‘The Juggler’ Forsyth, juggles to exercise his brain.
Happy Coach driver, Fred ‘The Juggler’ Forsyth, juggles to exercise his brain.

Juggling good for the brain

A STUDY from the University of Oxford last week confirmed what Nimbin's Fred Forsyth has always known - that juggling improves brain function.

The study found learning to juggle improved connectivity within the part of the brain associated with fine movements.

Nimbin bus driver and tour guide Fred Forsyth, who rarely boards the Happy Coach without his juggling balls said, 'they've just spent thousands of dollars on a study to prove something I've always known'.

“When you are juggling you use your left-hand and your right hand equally - you're emotional and logical sides together,” he said.

Mr Forsyth also noted that the peripheral vision that was activated and honed by juggling also made you a better driver.

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Juggling enhances connections to the brain



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