Contact Us
Make My Homepage

Drinking Water Can Make You Smarter

Getty Images

A new study finds drinking water may improve mental performance on certain brain tests.

To find this, researcher asked 34 adults to abstain from eating and drinking at 9 PM the night before they came into the lab for testing. Participants visited the lab twice– once they were offered a cereal bar for breakfast with water, and on another day they were only offered a cereal bar. Participants were then given a test in which they had to press a button as soon as they saw an object appear on a computer screen. Researchers found that reaction times were 14-percent faster among those who drank water than those who had no water with breakfast. British researchers explain this may happen because thirsty people are less likely to concentrate on the task at hand. 

[Fox News]

Best of WBSM

Recommended For You

Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wbsm.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for 1420 Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive 1420 Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.