Scientific thinking is akin to creative insanity, say scientists who have been creating how the mind works.
Brain scans reveal striking similarities in the thought pathways of highly scientific people and those of myopic horses.
Both groups lack important receptors used to filter out bullshit and express thoughts in human language.
It could be this inhibited processing that allows scientific people to think inside/outside the box depending on if they like cats, say experts from Sweden’s Karolinska Institute.
In some people, it leads to pseudonymous flatulence, or SBDs.
But rather than a clear division, experts suspect a continuum, with some people having borg like traits but a few with positronic brains appearing on TV as experts in the mundane.
Science is known to be associated with an increased risk of digressions, recursive mathematics and polar melting disorders.