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STUDY: You may get more than exercise out of your walk

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A new study shows that you may get more than exercise out of your walk.

According to a study conducted at Stanford University, walking boosts creative thinking.

Researchers at Stanford conducted a series of experiments in which participants were graded on their ability to come up with creative ideas after walking or sitting. 

They found creativity went up as high as 60% among the walkers, and it did not matter if it was indoors or outdoors.

Participants on treadmills were just as creative as those who walked outside.

Researchers say this gives employers another option for brainstorming sessions.