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!
2. Chocolate Brownies
3. Grilled Cheese Sandwich
4. Milk and Cookies
5. Milk and Pickles
Does this exercise make you hungry? Studies show that just thinking about food can make your stomach think that it's about to get fed. This exercise helps builds the skill of your underused sense of taste.
Try making up your own items to repeat this exercise.
verb :: To sway or fluctuate from one side to another.
"The weather vacillated between cold and hot all day long."
For example, suppose you want to memorize some French phrases before going on a trip to France. Try putting the longer and more difficult phrases at the beginning and end of the list and the short simple phrases in the middle.
Another method of making sure you give equal attention to all the items in a list is to use flash cards and shuffle the order every time.
- Memory Tests - Determine how good your memory is.
- Flash Cards - Create and use flash cards to learn new information.
- Vocab Builder - Build a better vocabulary with these words from the SAT and GRE standardized tests.