Friday, April 29, 2005
I've Been Waiting For This Headline For Years!
Alcohol is good for your brain...
By Mike Tait, Metro
29 April 2005
A pint of beer or a glass of wine triggers the growth of new brain cells and boosts memory, scientists say. . . . The growth of new neurons could improve memory and learning, said Prof Stefan Brene, who carried out the research at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. . . .
The findings did not surprise members of the Campaign for Real Ale. "It is well known that alcohol in moderation is good for your body so it's no surprise it's also good for your mind," said a spokeswoman. "Maybe that is why lots of pub quiz teams are so bright."
You should read the entire article... it'll bring tears to your eyes.
(I can't think of a better way to kick off the weekend)
posted by El Capitan at 5:55 PM