Brain Challenges

Brain Challenges

#   To have your suggestions considered for entry on this page   then please sign the   "  Guestbook "  page , and enter your suggestions there . .....  BUT WHY  CHALLENGE  YOUR BRAIN ANYWAY  ....read on

#     If you research on the internet you will find much information that links  Alzheimers  /  Dementia   etc.. to brain shrinkage , especially with  older adults , the brain actually shrinks if it is not challenged , the same as your arm muscles shrink if not used and challenged. ....... SO ..... challenge your brain and counter brain shrinkage the same as you would increase muscle size ....USE IT TO RETAIN IT .....  USE IT TO REGAIN IT ..... PREVENTION IS BETTER THAN CURE

#    I have included below two website examples relative to  Brain Shrinkage , with limited extract from each

1.        http://yourbrainmatters.org.au/?gclid=CNHK6sq5qccCFdgjvQodq0wD5w

EXTRACTED FROM THE ABOVE WEBSITE:-
Research suggests certain lifestyle and health factors are good for the brain, body and heart and can help reduce the risk of developing dementia. It’s easier than you
might think: Keeping your brain stimulated,

2.        http://neurosciencenews.com/brain-atrophy-civic-engagement-1954/

EXTRACTED FROM THE ABOVE WEBSITE:-
Instead of shrinking as expected, as part of the normal aging process, the memory center in the brains of seniors maintained their size and, in men, grew
                          END OF EXTRACTS

           
 
                                    BRAIN  CHALLENGES

  So what can we do to  counteract our grey matter  dissapearing into a black hole  ........  try the brain challenges listed below .....  and ??  having your suggestions considered for entry on this page
  ( the challenges are not in any  specific order , and appear simple ,  but cumulatively they offer a worthy brain challenge )

#     Use your  P.C.  mouse with your  " other hand "

#     Write with your  " other hand "   (   so that another person can read it  )

#      Use your knife and fork reverse to usual   (  not much of a challenge in reversing a drinking straw  )

#       Draw an object with your other hand  , then draw the same object with your usual hand  .....   compare the two

#       Using your other hand then colour  or  shade  in   an object you have drawn

#      Send a  Text Message  with your other hand

#     WAITING FOR MORE SUGGESTIONS FROM YOU


#     REMEMBERING SOMETHING YOU HAVE ALREADY LEARNED IS NOT AS BRAIN CHALLENGING AS  LEARNING SOMETHING YOU HAVE NOT EXPERIENCED BEFORE ,  FOR A  SIMPLE TO APPLY AND YET VERY EFFECTIVE BRAIN CHALLENGE CONSIDER THIS WEBSITE PAGE   " Learn  Morse  Code

 

 

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