It’s true: programmers think differently than everyone else.

Not to say that programmers are necessarily smarter, more logical, or more rational than everyone else, as is commonly said. But scientists have recently started studying the brains of programmers and have come to some interesting conclusions.

Source: How Programming Affects Your Brain: 3 Big Truths According to Science

Some great insight into why programming in schools is important, even for students that are not going into programming careers.