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10 Fun Activities to Keep Your Brain Sharp

A retiree hides their hand while playing dominos with friends.


Lacey Muinos

Brain exercises can engage your brain and help you keep a sharp mind.


In recognition of Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month this June, Sandi Chapman, PhD, shares brain-healthy suggestions that anyone can use to help improve cognition and well-being. A staggering 6 million Americans live with Alzheimer's disease, but research shows the right habits can make a difference in keeping your brain healthy, even as the risk of dementia increases with age.


“Fortunately, the brain has a lifelong ability to get stronger,” said Sandra Bond Chapman, PhD. “We can strengthen our brains by how we use them every day.”
This article offers inspiration for boosting your brain health through fun activities like solving puzzles, learning languages, socializing, dancing and exercising, active reading, playing games, crafting, and immersing in music.Read the full article in HealthyWomen

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Sandra Bond Chapman, PhD

Chief Director Dee Wyly Distinguished Professor, School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences Co-Leader, The BrainHealth Project

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