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Your Brain Exercise of the Week ~ May 8, 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.


Use paper/pencil/writing device/tablet.

Starting with the letter A, name as many women’s names that you can. Then, move on to the letter B, then C, and so on. You can then move on to men’s names and repeat the process.

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

Name a woman’s name that begins with each letter of the alphabet.


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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.