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Drinking water could help you do better in exams,researchers have suggested






* Drinking a glass of water could
help you do better in exams,researchers have suggested.,,

* A new study found that students who
took a drink, such as water, coffee or
cola, before taking an exam did up to
10% better than those who did not .....

* It is unclear why a drink should help, but one theory suggests that information flows more freely between
brain cells when they are well hydrated.

* Drinking water may also calm nerves, while those who became thirsty during the test could be more easily distracted, the Daily Mail reported.

* The study, which looked at hundreds of
university students, compared whether
they took a drink into the exam with
their marks.

* The students' overall
academic ability was then factored in. Those who arrived with drinks did around 5% better on average.

* But the improvement was even more marked
among those just starting out at
university, whose results improved by as
much as 10%.