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Fri 13 Aug 2004

According to reseachers at University College London, alcohol can boost your brain power! 6000 middle-aged Civil Servants were tested on a range of mental ability factors from verbal and mathematical reasoning to short term memory. These test results were then matched against the drinking habits of the Civil Servants and a the data suggested that the more a person drank, the better the score. Teetotallers were twice as likely to have a low score than those who drank, even occasionally and the correlation held fast with increasing consumption. The benefits of alcohol were detectable in those who drankup to 30 units of alcohol a week, which is the equivalent of four to five bottles of wine. Apparently women appeared to benefit the most.....

 

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