YOU and Building YOUR Brain Power as YOU age
Today, we will go over some of the ways to keep building your
brain power as we age.
“Fluid intelligence” refers to the brain’s ability to focus and project
patterns in a useful way and t implies some degree of change in
the hard wiring of the brain.
We each have to search out and find out as we age how to
continually keep our brain healthy and happy. There are certain
things we need to do and certain applications. One brain training
site is Lumosity. Use all your tools to keep the brain/mind active
as YOU age
The following is from forbes.com written by Michael Merzenich,
How to make your brain smarter every day
Most older brains, by the way, are neglected. Thy is, therefore,
slower and less accurate, and do a poorer job recording useful
information and controlling their owner’s actions. The common
belief not so many years ago, was that we older fold was just
stuck with these declining faculties. Again, we now know this is
simply not true. Your brain can be better, stronger, smarter and
safer, starting now.
The areas of the brain that control learning and memory require
Dr, Merzenich spends time doing some of the following:
He and his wife know that every brain needs a regular dose of
Pick one or two of the above that the Dr. does – not all of us have
the funds or even want to do everything on the list.
Learn something new today
Go to the library – read a good non-fiction book.
Dr. Mercola has some good ideas for a smarter brain:
Animal-based omegao-3 fats
Fish, liver, bran
Optimize your gut flora (called “second brain)
Listen to music
Challenge your mind
I try to do all the above so I can stay sharp and smart as I age
Keep up the good work on keeping your mind/brain smart