Can Sex Make You Smarter?

Besides being a stress-reliever—and being pretty darn fun—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 mice’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 isn’t the same as it is for humans, but we’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? You’re welcome.

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