Ever eat a PB&J in the field?
Could playing in the dirt make you smarter? Studies in mice suggest that it could. Mice given peanut butter laced with a common, harmless soil bacterium ran through mazes twice as fast and enjoyed doing so.
Eat bacteria to boost brain power New Scientist
[from the ARCH-L listerv]
Is the whole “ran through mazes twice as fast and enjoyed doing so” a reference to Graduate school at all?
Does eating dirt as a kid (pica) count?
Maybe…, why do you ask?