A while back, I posted a column describing five scientific ways to become smarter. Since then, I’ve been reading more about neuroscience, hoping to find additional easy techniques to improve brain performance.
Picking your seat on an airplane is all about strategy. An aisle seat may provide the most room, but you have to get up every time someone wants to go to the bathroom. The window seat is a good option for heavy sleepers, but you make both of your row mates get up if you want to get up and stretch your legs. Sitting in the middle, squished between two people doesn’t have any advantages, and airlines are catching on: aisle and window seats are going to start costing more.