Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: The 10 best yoga poses for men > Health-in-Motion 27 May 2016 Can students think on their feet? Can students think on their feet? A study among American high school pupils suggests that they can. In fact, it indicates that when they work using standing desks instead of while sitting down, they tend to significantly improve their working memory along with their cognitive and analytical capacities, all of which is beneficial for a range of academic skills from problem solving and memorising facts to comprehension, writing and time management. Perhaps the old-fashioned school desk has outlived its usefulness. 0 More: Daily Dose: The 10 best yoga poses for menHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Lifestyle ‘I’m a disabled man, and here’s what you’re getting wrong about Stephen Hawking’s death’ Medical How your eyes can reveal a brain tumour Lifestyle 7 shocking things your first period can tell you about your health Lifestyle Should you squat on a public toilet to avoid germs? Fitness 5 new rules of super strength Fitness The 10 best yoga poses for men From our sponsors Managing diabetes in the workplace Back-to-school with diabetes Live healthier Effects on your brain? » 5 ways to get more seafood into your diet Mercury in fish may raise ALS risk Is it bad for your brain if you literally never eat fish? Calling all grown-ass picky eaters! Eeewwww! » ‘Why is my cough worse at night?’ SEE: When you cough, this is what happens to your body Can you get sick if someone coughs on you? The fine saliva mist emitted by a cough remains suspended in the air for up to 10 minutes.