Your Brain Exercise of the Week ~ January 23, 2023

Working on your cognition is an important part of keeping your mind sharp and maintaining independence. One way to target your cognitive skills is to complete one or both of the tasks below.

*Remember, for this cognitive activity to qualify as a brain fitness exercise, you should participate at a level that is challenging for you.



Using mental math and visual imagery skills, solve the problem listed below.

You are considering a book of the month club. The club charges $22.50 per month for members and you can select from the 5 books chosen each month. Members can choose to pay monthly or pay a yearly fee of $240. Which of these offers is the less expensive option?

If the exercise above feels too challenging, try this modification:

Using written calculations or a calculator, solve the problem listed above


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If you enjoyed this activity, consider ordering The BCAT® Working Memory Exercise Book-Home Edition for hours of additional cognitive exercises that will help to protect your brain health and promote cognitive functioning.


The yearly fee is less expensive. If you paid monthly, you would pay $270 over the course of the year instead of $240.