Proof Positive that Laying About is Important

Discussion in 'The NAAFI Bar' started by Rocketeer, May 13, 2005.

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  1. All those times I lay about on the sofa eyes closed in ' deep thought' - Not sleeping and being lazy - has been vindicated..

    Researchers [ bless 'em ] now believe the cleverest way to think is while curled up in bed or on a sofa. Clinical tests have shown men [ and women ] can solve problems faster when lying down compared to when they are standing or sitting. [ according to the Sunday Times of London - in whom, of course, you can place absolute trust ]
    'Scientists have discovered that noradrenalin, a natural hormone produced in the brain by stress, interferes with brain cells and reduces people's attention to detail and reasoning. When people stand up, it triggers a reaction in the brain which produces more of the hormone. But lying down decreases the concentration of noradrenalin and helps us think more clearly "

    right, I'm off to do some serious thinking.. wake me in an hour...
     
  2. By this reckoning prostitutes should be nuclear physicists!

    ;)

    Beebs
     
  3. I knew it. You need to talk to my boss for me. He is not particularly scientific-minded.