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The Science of Laziness

Why are some people so lazy? Is there a couch-potato gene? Check out 'The Sports Gene': http://amzn.to/1hcbtTr Science Of Productivity: http://bit.ly/1m97POC SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/10kWnZ7 Special thanks to David Epstein for help with this episode: http://thesportsgene.com/ ---FOLLOW US! (Links below)--- Instagram and Twitter: @whalewatchmeplz and @mitchellmoffit Clickable: http://bit.ly/16F1jeC and http://bit.ly/15J7ube Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1fjWszw Twitter: http://bit.ly/1d84R71 Tumblr: http://bit.ly/1amIPjF Vine: Search "AsapSCIENCE" on vine! Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). Further Reading-- Neurobiology of Mice Selected for High Voluntary Wheel-running Activity http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21676789 Mice from lines selectively bred for high voluntary wheel running exhibit lower blood pressure during withdrawal from wheel access http://biology.ucr.edu/people/faculty/Garland/Kolb_et_al_2013_exercise_addiction_in_High-Runner_mice.pdf Patterns of Brain Activity With Variation in Voluntary Wheel-Running Behaviour http://www.biology.ucr.edu/people/faculty/Garland/RhodesEA03Fos.pdf Current understanding of the genetic basis for physical activity. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21270357 Genetic influences on exercise participation in 37,051 twin pairs from seven countries. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17183649 Does the difference between physically active and couch potato lie in the dopamine system? http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20224735

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