Monday, June 16, 2014 - 3:00am

In a recent Wall Street Journal article, the University of Minnesota's Avner Ben-Ner said “a little bit of walking is useful because it means there’s more blood flow to the brain.” In today's Academic Minute, Ben-Ner discusses the physiological impact that treadmill desks may have on the health of employees. Ben-Ner is a professor in the Center for Human Resources and Labor Studies at Minnesota's Carlson School of Management. A transcript of this podcast can be found here.

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