Dave’s Diary: Brain Boosters For Peak Performance
Want some extra help to push through on those New Year’s resolutions? Men’s Health offers these tips on how to jolt your brain to peak performance:
- Chew Gum: Chewing gum raises your heart rate and helps with short term memory recall.
- Listen to elevator music: The “Mozart effect” refers to the boost in spatial reasoning power caused by listening to one of his piano sonatas.
- Do brain exercises: This will extend your dendrites, the antennae of your brains neurons.
Easy enough to do, right? Well, Men’s Health even provides a couple of brain boosting exercises… one of the right (artistic) and left (logical) sides of the brain.
Right Brain: Arrange 5 toothpicks into the numeral 5. Then rearrange them into the number 16, without breaking any.
Left Brain: find the proverb in this string of vowel-less letters: RLL NGSTN GTH RSN MSS