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No Focus

Brain Booster #3 No Focus How This Boosts Your Brain

This challenge is a first step in helping your mind become aware of itself. Every mind is plagued by a persistent chorus of chaos, and calming this cacophony is a constant chore. In attempting this challenge, you may find that trying to clear the muddy waters by force only stirs them up. The trick is to let them settle.

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Vocabulary Sentence Building

Brain Booster #2 Vocabulary Sentence Building How This Boosts Your Brain

This challenge boosts your brain from three angles: vocabulary building, vocabulary usage, and working memory. The benefits of vocabulary building have been expounded time and again (check this article for an insightful view on the topic), but everyday life doesn’t often call on us to use the vocabulary we’ve built. It …

Node-Connection Puzzle

Brain Booster #1 Node-Connection Puzzle How This Boosts Your Brain

The first challenge can be solved without too much higher-level thinking (assuming you can make sense of the problem statement); the second cannot. You can solve the first challenge by going node by node, but you have to exercise your faculty of pattern recognition to figure out what happens when the number of nodes is unknown. As with any pattern, …

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