I wish all those doing-nerdy-stuff-is-good-for-your-brain-somehow stories would cease to be made up by "some researcher" or editors!
not having RTFA but assuming it to be the usual bullshit
Hell when I'm sardine canned like we get at concerts and baseball games I can barely carry on a conversation.
Why would you want to carry on a conversation while being at a concert or attending a baseball game? I mean, you could do that at home (or in the wilderness if you want)
It is masked but always present. I don't know who built to it. It came before the first kernel.