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Wine Stimulates Your Brain, Scientist Finds

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.

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