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Exercise increases creativity?

While running in the morning, I find that I regularly generate a large number of ideas and solve problems. It seems that exercise would increase oxygen to the brain, causing increased activity. I ...
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Is it true that thinking uses a lot of calories?

I have read a lot of stuff that says the brain is one of the parts of the body that consume the most oxygen. Is this true? Does that mean when you're thinking hard, you're actually burning a lot of ...