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Challenge Your Brain! How to Improve Cognitive Fitness

It may sound cliché, but the truth is if we don’t use our brains, we are more likely to lose them. The brain thrives on sensory stimulation. It’s designed to absorb new information from its environment and build neural connections based on what it learns from those experiences. For example, a baby’s mind is like […]

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Brain Workshop – Free Brain Training Software

Brain Workshop is a mental training program that has been scientifically demonstrated to improve working memory and general intelligence. You can download a free copy of this software here. It’s available for both PC and Mac. The premise behind the game is really simple to understand, but difficult to master. Basically, in each mode there […]

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Relaxation: Passing Time in the Lazy River

Ever been in a lazy river before (like the one pictured below)? It’s a popular water ride found at amusement parks and resorts where you sit in a water tube and let the slow and gentle current drift you along. Usually they go around in a circle, so you can basically sit there for an […]

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STOP Meditation: Daily Injections of Mindfulness

The Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook covers many different techniques we can use, both during meditation and outside of meditation, in order to facilitate greater awareness in our lives and during our daily actions. The main goal is to become more aware of our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors as they take place in the present moment. […]

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Creativity and Divergent Thinking

Here is a divergent thinking task that is often used to exercise creativity. How many uses can you come up with for a particular object or thing?

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