Mental Stimulation and Your Brain

Mental stimulation is essential for brain health and fitness. However, it must be cognitively challenging to be helpful.

In these articles, you'll learn how the right kind of mental stimulation rejuvenates your brain. This can be life enrichment activities, mainly hobbies and skills, that involve creativity, fun or learning (like music, dancing, second languages, woodworking or travel).

It can also be brain training, an activity that uses technology-based products to systematically exercise the brain. You'll also discover how social interaction and learning how to manage your thoughts contribute to better brain health and fitness.

100 Ways to Increase Attention & Focus

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We’re always on the lookout for ways to make your brain work better and your life run a little smoother — and for tips to increase attention span, focus and concentration. Today we’ve got a special treat from Chris Bailey, who not only “talks the talk “about living productively, but “walks the walk.” After graduating from college, he […] Read more »