Brain Teasers
Brain Teasers Trivia Mentalrobics Games Community
Personal Links
Your Favorite Articles
Browse Articles
All Topics

Creativity
Vocabulary
Memory
Stress
Search Articles

Advanced Search
Popular Articles
Letter to Yourself
Smoking
Caffeine
Relax the Jaw
Clear Your Mind
Transience
Caffeine II
Brainstorming
Levels of Learning
Mind Dump
Add to Google Add to del.icio.us

More ways to get Braingle...

Mentalrobics™

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!

Pick a poem or song from our list and recite it out loud. Now, recite it again but skip every other word. Then skip every third word, and so on, until you can't do it any more. This exercise helps with your concentration and mental endurance.

1. Row row row your boat
2. The itsy bitsy spider
3. Jack and Jill went up the hill

An example of skipping by two: Jack Jill up hill fetch pail...

- Add To My Favorites Was this article helpful or informative?  Yes   No


      
      


per-ti-na-cious

adj. :: Holding or adhering to any opinion, purpose, or design, with obstinacy; perversely persistent; obstinate

adj. :: Resolute; persevering; constant; steady.

"I could see that Montgomery had one of those slow, pertinacious tempers that will warm day after day to a white heat, and never again cool to forgiveness; and I saw too that this quarrel had been some time growing." -- Wells, H.G.

- Add To My Favorites Was this article helpful or informative?  Yes   No


      
      


Now that we have learned the Phonetic Mnemonic System, we can use it to memorize long numbers. We have already learned how to memorize the first few digits of pi. Here we will learn how to memorize 150 digits by using a little poem created by A. Loisette over a hundred years ago.

Mother Day will buy any shawl.
3.14 1 5 9 2 65
My love, pick up my new muff.
3 58 97 9 3 2 38
A Russian jeer may move a woman.
462 64 3 38 32
Cables enough for Utopia.
7950 28 84 19
Get a cheap ham pie by my cooley.
71 69 3 9 9 3 75
The slave knows a bigger ape.
1 058 20 974 9
I rarely hop on my sick foot.
445 9 2 3 07 81
Cheer a sage in a fashion safe.
64 06 2 862 08
A baby fish now views my wharf.
99 86 2 80 3 48
Annually Mary Ann did kiss a jay.
25 34 2 11 70 6
A cabby found a rough savage.
79 821 48 086
A low dumb knave knew a message showy.
5 13 28 2 306 6
Argus up my fire rushes.
470 9 3 84 460
A bee will lose life in enmity.
9 5 50 58 2 231
A canal may well appear swift.
725 3 5 94 081

- Add To My Favorites Was this article helpful or informative?  Yes   No


      
      




   






Users in Chat : None 

Online Now: 7 users and 347 guests

Copyright © 1999-2014 | Updates | FAQ | RSS | Widgets | Links | Green | Subscribe | Contact | Privacy | Conditions | Advertise

Custom Search





Sign In A Create a free account