Thinking On Your Feet Boosts Brain Power
Standing workstations might improve the ability of users to apply visual information to various tasks. This function is known to researchers as visual working memory and a study published in the British Journal of Psychology suggests standing and being active boost performance.
Twenty-four subjects worked on a task involving visual working memory while seated, riding a stationary bike, standing and walking on a treadmill. Both aerobic exercise and upright posture improved performance compared to sitting and being inactive.