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Your Brain Exercise of the Week ~ March 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.


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

You have $175 you want to split evenly among your 6 grandchildren. If you give them each $25 do you have enough? What about if you gave them each $30? If you do not have enough, how much more money do you need?

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

Use written calculations or a calculator and solve the problem 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.