Idle Thoughts are the Devil's Playground?
Your parents always told you to keep yourself busy, and to stop daydreaming. They always thought they knew what was best for you, right? Well, it turns out, maybe they did. Via GOP Vixen, we learn that daydreaming is linked to Alzheimer's:
A new Washington University study shows the part of the brain used to daydream is the same where Alzheimer's disease develops — in some people — later in life. It suggests the normal brain activity of daydreaming fuels the sequence of events leading to Alzheimer's.To paraphrase Bridget, bloggers are so screwed.