jeff linda wedding picture resized 9 5 09 Does Your Other Half Make You Smarter?

I always say, ‘behind every great man is a woman!’ And for me, I am much better and far happier with my husband…but ‘smarter’? According to new research, having a spouse makes you smarter!

New research shows that small acts of love, in a marriage relationship, can actually make you smarter.

Holding hands creates an emotional reaction in couples that actually inoculates you from stress, one of the major barriers to learning new things. Putting a picture of your honey on your desk activates a part of the brain that creates feels of not only reward, but also focus and motivation.

Kissing at least once a day activates neural pathways that only are used during kissing. Keeping these pathways active will keep the entire mind sharper and better focused.

How has marriage made you smarter?


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