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You exercise your body to stay physically in shape, so why shouldn't you exercise your brain to stay mentally fit? With these daily exercises you will learn how to flex your mind, improve your creativity and boost your memory. As with any exercise, repetition is necessary for you to see improvement, so pick your favorite exercises from our daily suggestions and repeat them as desired. Try to do some mentalrobics every single day!

An infinitive is an unconjugated verb preceded by the word "to". For example:

"I decided to go to the party."
"I was forced to eat the vegetables."

A split infinitive occurs when "to" and the verb are separated. For example:

"I decided to not go to the party."
"I was forced to unfortunately eat the vegetables."

These sentences can easily be "fixed" by rearranging the words (eg. "not to go", "unfortunately to eat"). It is somewhat controversial whether or not split infinitives are considered to be proper grammar. They are fairly common in speech and can sometimes help to reduce ambiguity in a sentence, but some strict grammarians still consider them to be grammatically incorrect.

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