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Your Brain Exercise of the Week ~ August 14, 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 visual imagery, picture the steps you would take to wash your car.

Organize the steps below into the correct order.

– Mix soap and water in a bucket
– Rinse the car
– Put the windows up
– Dry the car
– Clean the car with a soapy sponge

BONUS: Try to remember all of the steps provided after a 5 minute delay.

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

Try writing out all of the steps in the correct order. Read them aloud to ensure they make sense in the order that you listed them.


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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.