BBC News | Health | Sex ‘cuts public speaking stress’
“…they underwent a stress test involving public speaking and performing mental arithmetic out loud.
Volunteers who had had penetrative intercourse were found to be the least stressed, and their blood pressure returned to normal faster than those who had engaged in other forms of sexual activity such as masturbation.”
Damn. I have a presentation to make today and only just spotted this on the way out.
Next time you’re sitting in a lecture, watching the news or going to the theatre consider how the speakers and actors might be getting over their stage fright!