PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Are you looking to give your brain a workout? Just pour yourself a glass of wine.
A scientist from Yale School of Medicine says drinking red or white wine sparks a reaction in both the sensory and emotional parts of the brain.
Essentially, when we’re sipping our favorite vintage, it takes the brain a lot of work to process exactly what we’re drinking.
The brain activity is similar to if you were solving an equation — or coming up with a solution to a problem.