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Playing in dirt (or VC) making you happier and/or smarter

Posted by PeterK2 (My Page) on
Mon, Mar 5, 12 at 19:59

Links inside Bentleys post to other articles. Basically certain bacteria in soil once absorbed can increase seratonin in the brain.

Not too suprising I guess as so many of our body functions rely on bacteria anyway, it's something we've evolved with.

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RE: Playing in dirt (or VC) making you happier and/or smarter

This sounds like yet another study that confirms what we already knew... or perhaps explains why that "quick trip to the worm bin" turns into the entire Saturday, and a happy one at that! :)

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