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Our brain is a remarkably powerful tool. It is able to provide you with much more thinking abilities
if you learn how to develop it in the most efficient way.
Here are 10 simple ways to increase brain activity.
In 2010 American scientists came up with an interesting discovery.
They succeeded to determine that a so-called “vaccae” micro-bacteria type
positively influences mental abilities of mice once infused into their bodies.
These bacteria can be found even in ordinary street dust, but that’s obviously not a prescription to introduce dust into your nutrition.
To get these bacteria it’s enough to take a walk outside or work in the garden for a while.
Try to give your habits a fresh start from time to time.
For instance, stand on another foot when getting out of bed,
or switch to holding a toothbrush with a hand you’ve never used for this purpose before.
Give it a go and experiment with the way you’re used to walking.
All of those simple (yet amusing) tasks will help you to increase your brain’s activity.
You’ll also need to learn how to get proper rest in order to work efficiently.
Deep healthy sleep increases brain’s strength margin and contributes to attention focusing.
A lack of sleep or its’ derangement may affect mental activities and remarkably decrease its’ functional level.
Scientists recommend a period of 6 to 8 hours of daily sleep.
With the use of your phone there’s a choice of thousands of apps
specifically designed for developing memory and thinking abilities.
Choose the one that suits you the most and use your spare time wisely.
Caffeine stimulates releasing of neuro-mediators, such as dopamine and noradrenaline.
These are your helping hand in remaining concentrated and be on your toes.
A cup of coffee is considered enough to keep your brain in good condition throughout the day.
It is scientifically proven that a reasonable outdoor workout forces your brain to produce new cells.
There’s no need to become an athlete, but a bit of jogging around the building will definitely do you no harm.
When you make up a grocery list try to read it a few times and then imagine an in-store route through the departments.
After you’ve finished gathering everything you need in a cart,
spend your time in a line for estimating your purchase total.
In case if your calculations are right reward yourself with some spinach – it’s good for your memorizing abilities, too.
Play chess, poker and even Tetris! Aside from being amusing time-killers,
these games can also provide great assistance in developing your thinking abilities.
Rubik’s cube is a perfect thing too – it costs a trifle but helps greatly.
Walnuts are the best snack for a brain - these even share a similar shape.
5 walnuts a day provide enough lecithin for improving brain activity and memory.
Don’t get over an alcohol limit!
This might seems as an obvious recommendation, yet a constantly relevant one.
Alcohol destroys hippocampus – a part of a brain responsible for memory and spatial orientation.
And well, a drunk man simply looks pitiful and foolish.
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Top 10 Ways To Get Smarter

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Chia-Yin Huang published on October 15, 2016    Yi-Ci Huang translated    Mandy Lin reviewed
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