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Why do we have to lay our heads down in order to think deeply?

Specially when walking, I feel that if I don't lay my head down, its harder for me to think properly.
You can even see people doing that on movies. Furthermore there's a famous sculpture of a guy doing that called 'The thinker'.
I thought it might be related to more blood going down by the effect of gravity to the frontal lobe of the brain that is the one we use to solve problems, among other things.
Maybe its a stupid idea. I couldn't find any information on Google by the way.

Thanks.

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    Mar 2 2013: I think it's because the energy you would use to keep your head aright you can now employ in thinking.

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