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Your Brain Exercise of the Week ~ April 24, 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.


Select a familiar activity that you do every day (i.e., washing the dishes, folding laundry, making lunch, etc.)

While completing a familiar activity of choice, set a timer for 1 minute and name as many cities in the United States as you can while still completing the familiar activity.

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

Name as many cities as you can in 1 minute.


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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.