Here's a study and you're right to be suspicious that it was planted in the media by your significant other. Because we know we're suspicious of that.
Doing chores is great for your BRAIN, at least according to a new study out of a neuroscience research center in Toronto.
The researchers found that people who do a lot of housework have bigger and stronger brains . . . which is a key to staying sharp as you get older and even avoiding things like dementia.
There are a few theories why. One, when you're doing chores, you're up and moving around, so you're getting some low-intensity aerobic exercise, which is good for your heart . . . and that helps blood flow up to your brain.
And two, when you're doing housework, your brain is planning and organizing, which is keeping it sharper than just sitting around.