Why You Should Exercise Your Brain
Sadly it is a fact that most people forget to exercise their brains, but your brain needs just as much exercise as your body, if not more. So why should you do it and how…
In this post I will share a bit of information on why you should make brain exercise a part of your daily routine and why it is very important to do so. Several studies has shown that brain exercise can protect against cognitive decline and even improve and retain neuroplasticity to overcome the decline in cognitive function that occurs naturally with age.
The brain is probably the most important part of our body, it is the command central that controls just about every bodily function, and it is the only organ you can’t replace through transplants or prosthetics. So how do you exercise your brain to keep it sharp and healthy?
First of all you need to take good care of your body in general, exercise, eat healthy and do not poison yourself with heavy drugs.
One of the best ways to exercise your brain is to learn new skills as this will make new neural pathways in your brain, and contrary to popular belief, it is never too late to learn a new skill, you can teach an old dog new tricks. While certain things, especially language, are more easily learned by children than adults, adults can usually learn faster due to the fact that you learn faster if you already know something similar, and adults have a larger knowledge base.
Another way to exercise your brain is through games. Personally I’ve been using the site Luminosity which offers more than 50 games designed to train your brain and these games have been developed with the help of scientists. There are however opposing views on the effectiveness of such games; The most important thing is that you continually challenge your brain, play chess, learn to play a new instrument or read up on economics, just don’t procrastinate.http://rubio.no/2016/03/01/why-you-should-exercise-your-brain/http://rubio.no/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/brain2.jpghttp://rubio.no/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/brain2-300x300.jpgKnowledge