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4 Steps To Keep Your Mind Sharp At Any Age

4 Steps To Keep Your Mind Sharp At Any Age

As we get older, we begin to experience a slow cognitive decline. However, it isn’t old age that causes memory lapses. The leading cause of memory lapses, besides an illness or disorder, is lack of brain activity, lack of focus, and lack of attention. To prevent cognitive decline and reduce the risk of dementia, it is crucial for a person to stay physically active, get enough sleep, limiting toxic substances, eat a balanced diet, and to challenge your mind and keep your brain active on a daily basis. Here are a few tips on how you can keep your mind sharp: 1. Keep learning A higher level of education is associated with better mental functioning in old age. As a person continues to learn new things, he or she is actively challenging their mind and keeping their brain active. Challenging your brain with mental exercise is believed to help maintain and stimulate individual

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Top 5 Puzzle Solving Tips

Top 5 Puzzle Solving Tips

Tip #1: Have a Plan There isn’t simply one strategy that is going to work all the time. Before you dive into a puzzle, it’s always a good idea to envision the bigger picture of the puzzle. Instead of jumping into the puzzle, create a plan and try to identify a good strategy on how to approach the puzzle in a way that will lead to a quick solution. Without a plan, chances for success are very slim. Tip #2: Don’t Over Think Often times when we are under pressure, we get overwhelmed and start to over think the problem. Our minds tend to go a million miles an hour, rather than simply following step by step. Don’t over think it! While some puzzles are trickier than others, they all have one thing in common- they have a solution. Try to think outside of the box and develop alternative ways of solving

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FAQ’s About The Escape Room Games

Once you have decided to play The Escape Game, you need to know all the details that revolve around it. Since each game takes exactly sixty minutes to play, ensure you arrive for the game at least fifteen minutes before your start time. You will begin the game exactly on the time scheduled. Although you will be in a room having a locked door, you are always free to leave the room whenever you feel like leaving. However, each player is accorded same time for the game, and there’s no extension of time. Everyone plays in a favorable environment. The minimum players in each game are two although all games can get played by small groups made of ten people. There are allowable players in each game, and although there is no age limit, most players are recommended to be thirteen years and above. Within the sixty minutes of the game,

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Keeping Your Brain Active: 10 Tips For Improving Your Brain

The other day I was listening to an interview on National Public Radio with Dean Oshler who has just written a book called From Square One: A Meditation, with Digressions, on Crosswords. During the interview I was surprised to hear Mr. Oshler challenge the widely held belief that regularly doing crossword puzzles is good for your brain fitness and can help stave off Alzheimer’s disease. Oshler’s problem with crossword solving is twofold: first, he believes the clinical data showing an advantage for puzzlers is both weak and only observational (“[The researcher] never said that there was a cause-and-effect relationship. He said there was a correlation. Maybe it just so happens that people who are mentally fit have a tendency to want to do crosswords in the first place”); second, we need variety in our mental exercise (“[Crosswords are] kind of the same activity over and over again. But the Alzheimer’s

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