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Your Brain Exercise of the Week ~ February 20, 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.


Write or state aloud: 

Count backwards from 60 by 6s.  Once you have completed this task, start over and count backwards from 60 by 4s.

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

Write or state aloud: 

Count backwards from 60 by 5s.  


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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.