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This Is Your Brain on the Beach

It’s the middle of August and you might be heads down at the office, but many of you are probably finding your mind wandering this time of year. Likely, most of you are daydreaming about the same place — the beach.

The rolling waves, the warm sun, the salt smell, the sand under your feet, the beach represents the ultimate in relaxation for many of us. And research backs up our intuition that the sea has a…