and crosswords can keep your mind sharp, but here are four other ways to
exercise your brain.
Go for a walk.
shows that walking for about 40 minutes three times a week will help increase
the size of the hippocampus, the part of the brain responsible for your
study in Australia found that coffee can actually sharpen your focus and
memory. Filtered black coffee works best— just remember to go easy on the milk
show that laughing for about 20 minutes will boost your short-term memory.
Watching funny videos, a TV show or even talking to a friend who makes you
smile will do the trick.
Listen to music.
in Rome found that listening to Mozart increased brain wave activity linked to
memory by activating the nerve cells in the brain, and boosting concentration
and cognitive function.