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Old 06-08-2012, 11:03 PM   #1
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Motorcycles Make You Smarter
Apparently we're smarter than the average Joe

http://www.geckokustoms.com/en/blog/...ke-you-smarter

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Old 06-08-2012, 11:21 PM   #2
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I think all of us already knew this:

Because riding a motorcycle requires a high level of alertness and rapid problem solving, Kawashima found, "the driver's brain gets activated by riding motorbikes." He went on to conclude, "Mental care is a very big issue in modern society. I think we made an interesting stir here as data showed you can improve your mental condition simply by using motorbikes to commute.

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Old 06-09-2012, 02:36 AM   #3
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Looks like a great article... if only I knew how to read!

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Old 06-09-2012, 10:39 PM   #4
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Moved from Portland to MT.

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Old 06-10-2012, 05:12 AM   #5
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I think that article has it backwards. I think smarter/quicker people tend to ride motorcycles.

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Old 06-11-2012, 06:52 AM   #6
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Another study proving, once again, that correlation = causation.

:facepalm:

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Old 06-11-2012, 11:11 AM   #7
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Motorcycles may be great for culling the herd of dumbasses.

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