In one episode of ‘Cheers’, Cliff is seated at the bar describing the
I don’t think I’ve ever heard the concept explained any better than this . .
you see, Norm, it’s like this . . . A herd of buffalo can only move as fast as
the slowest buffalo. And when the heard is hunted, it is the lowest and weakest
ones at the back that are killed first. This natural selection is good for the
herd as a whole, because the general speed and health of the whole group keeps
improving by the regular killing of the weakest members.
In much the same way, the human brain can only operate as fast as the slowest brain
cells. Now, as we know, excessive intake of alcohol kills brain cells. But
naturally, it attacks the slowest and weakest brain cells first. In this way,
regular consumption of beer eliminates the weaker brain cells, making the brain
a faster and more efficient machine.&nb sp;
that, Norm, is why you always feel smarter after a few