In addition to being fun and entertaining, learning to juggle is actually healthy for the mind and body. The challenge of juggling improves eye-hand coordination, motor skills, and physical fitness for both children and adults.
As scientists discover more about how the brain learns, the benefits of juggling become clear. Now that equipment is available to study the mind in action they can measure the differences before and after learning how to juggle.
But don't just take my word for it. Click on the links to read these articles:
Teachers link juggling to improved acedemic skills Click Here
Learning to juggle grows brain networks Click Here
Learning to juggle increases brain matter Click Here
Some other studies about learning to juggle:
What the brain figures out as you learn to juggle Click Here
Coordination changes in the early stages of learning to juggle Click Here