Maybe it’s time to ditch the chair. A new study says that students with standing desks are much more attentive than their seated peers.

The results comes from the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health. The data shows that kids are 12% more engaged in classrooms with standing desks. This makes sense: Standing up helps with blood flow and circulation, and it breaks up the monotony of work.

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And it’s not just the brain that benefits. Students at standing desks are also said to burn 15% more calories than students at traditional desks.

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Perhaps adults should adopt this philosophy at the workplace as well. According to research by the British Heart Foundation, a person could burn around 30,000 extra calories per year by simply standing for two to three hours a day at work. These days, you can even get yourself a fancy treadmill desk.

Simply put, we think better on our feet.

Do you work at a standing desk? What do you think about giving them to kids too? Let us know in the comments below!