Have a Pint to Think Outside the Box

by Mike on April 11, 2012

in Anything Else

According to some study done by practitioners of the soft science at the University of Illinois, downing a couple of pints can help stimulate creative thinking.  You can’t get carried away though; the benefits wear off if you’re too sloshed:

Author Jennifer Wiley told the Daily Mail: “We tested what happens when people are slightly merry, not when people drink to extreme.

I suppose there comes a point when thoughts are so creative that they’re just stupid.  That said, the findings don’t surprise me.  Drinking can provide a well-needed break when you’re too focused and the lowered inhibitions can cause the mind to wander, which can help people stumble upon ideas that are “outside the box.”

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rightonoz April 11, 2012 at 10:04 pm

Not being a beer drinker…

I do like a glass of red 2-3 times a week, and find it works wonders in many ways. And it’s good for my heart!

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