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Your Brain Exercise of the Week ~ December 12, 2022

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 and determine how much gas you are able to purchase.

Gas is $4.00 per gallon. You want to fill up your son’s 15 gallon gas tank but you only have $40.00 with you. Do you have enough money to fill up the tank

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.