2. Love helps to boost creative thinking
Researchers have shown that sex and love don’t just affect the way in which we think about the people we desire or love. Sex and love affects the way in which we think about everything. Love activates global processing, which encourages creative thinking and disrupts analytic thinking.
Sex activates local processing, which encourages analytic thinking and disrupts creative thinking. A global processing style encourages creative thinking as it helps to increase uncommon and remote associations.