Besides being a stress-relieverÃ¢â‚¬”and being pretty darn funÃ¢â‚¬”getting frisky has another awesome upside to it: Sex may boost brainpower, according to a recent animal study published in the journal Brain Research.
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For this study, researchers from Korea conducted a series of experiments on mice to see how their brain activity changed in response to getting busy. Turns out, sex increased the miceÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s neurological activity for more than 24 hours after the act. That heightened brain stimulation was still present even when mice underwent stress tests after having sex.
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Obviously, the mental capacity of mice isnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t the same as it is for humans, but weÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ll take any excuse to spend more quality time between the sheets. Speaking of which, did we mention these 10 reasons you should have more orgasms? YouÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re welcome.