Cognitive well-being improves our lives, and it becomes even more crucial as we age.
ARLINGTON, TEXAS (PRWEB) January 05, 2016
American Mensa, the high IQ organization, is encouraging the public to make a resolution for a healthier brain. “Cognitive well-being improves lives, and it becomes even more crucial as one ages,” said American Mensa’s Supervisory Psychologist, Dr. Frank Lawlis. Research shows that the mind can benefit from participating in activities such as working crossword puzzles, learning new languages, and learning how to play musical instruments.
American Mensa is offering its Online Mensa Practice Test for just $1 in the month of January. Visit americanmensa.org/mht to get yours today. This test is a great way to exercise one's brain and is designed to give the public a preview of what it is like to take the official Mensa qualifying test. The test is regularly priced at $18.
Here are some additional smart tips to help maintain brain health:
1. Learn a new skill. Learn to speak a new language or play a musical instrument.
2. Play a game. Pick one that requires strategy, such as chess or bridge.
3. Practice yoga. It helps sharpens memory and improves focus.
American Mensa is an organization open to anyone who scores in the top 2 percent on an accepted, standardized intelligence test. Mensa has more than 56,000 members in the United States and more than 110,000 members globally. For more information about Mensa, visit americanmensa.org/join or call (800) 66-MENSA.