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Doing Chores Is Great for Your Brain?

Here's a study and you're right to be suspicious that it was planted in the media by your significant other. Because I know I'M suspicious of that.

Doing chores is great for your BRAIN, at least according to a new study out of a neuroscience research center in Toronto.

The researchers found that people who do a lot of housework have bigger and stronger brains . . . which is a key to staying sharp as you get older and even avoiding things like dementia.

There are a few theories why. One, when you're doing chores, you're up and moving around, so you're getting some low-intensity aerobic exercise, which is good for your heart . . . and that helps blood flow up to your brain.

And two, when you're doing housework, your brain is planning and organizing, which is keeping it sharper than just sitting around.

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