The wonders of chai: Tea drinkers are more creative and focused, says science

The wonders of chai: Tea drinkers are more creative and focused, says science

Turns out, nation’s much liked hot beverage chai has given its ardent lovers a new reason to indulge in their cravings. A new study has claimed that tea consumption improves focus and mental clarity which enhances mental creativity. Yet another reason to grab your cup and read. Presence of elements such as caffeine and theanine, which are known to improve attentiveness and alertness, is the main cause attributing to the new Perking University findings. According to the study, the flow of creative juices in one’s mind can be felt within…

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How much you drink may depend on fellow drinkers

How much you drink may depend on fellow drinkers

People’s decisions on whether or not to drink more may be influenced more by their environment and their observation of others around them, finds a study, with implications on future alcohol harm reduction strategies. The findings showed that when drunk and surrounded by other drinkers, people’s judgements of their own levels of intoxication and the associated health risks are related to the drunkenness of their peers, not on the objective amount of alcohol they have actually consumed, a study has found. Researchers have historically worked under the assumption that those…

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