October 13 is National Train your Brain Day
Today is National Train your Brain Day.
Using your brain is good for it. You can do brain exercises with puzzles such as suduko or crossword puzzles, and logic puzzles like, “If Mary has 10 apples and…” We all know those from grammar school. Or here is a website with 15 suggestions.
15 Ways to celebrate National Train your Brain Day
Days of the Year tells the histgory of National Train your Brain Day, as well as these interesting facts about your brain:
- “t is estimated that the average brain thinks between 60,000 and 80,000 thoughts every day.
- An adult human brain weighs only about 3 pounds.
- Approximately 75% of the brain is made up of water–so don’t forget to stay hydrated for Train Your Brain Day (and all of the other days too!)
- The human brain is composed of approximately one hundred billion neurons.
And, of course, training your brain with NeurOptimal® neurofeedback. That’s my go to.
Catherine Boyer, MA, LCSW
New York Neurofeedback