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Your Brain Exercise of the Week ~ August 28, 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 are interested in subscribing to a streaming service to watch classic TV shows and movies that you like. The one you decide to try offers a deal for $100 per year or $9.99 per month for those who prefer to pay monthly. Which of these offers is the less expensive?

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

Using written calculations or a calculator, solve the problem listed 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.