Socializing This Easter: The Fun Easy Brain Boost!

Socializing, A Fun Easy Way To Boost Your Brain

Did you know that socializing with friends and family during a holiday like Easter is a great way to boost your mental, emotional and physical health? Maintaining connections with friends and family is one of the easiest ways to provide a novel environment for your mind. This, in turn, helps combat cognitive decline.

Backed By Science

Research findings at Chicago’s Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Centre indicate that people who were actively social had 25% less cognitive decline. A study by Michigan University also reveals a positive link between socializing and cognitive performance.  And, scientists at Brigham Young University found that loneliness and isolation can increase the chance of premature death by up to 30%. It’s clear that being social helps all ages. But, it’s particularly important as we age to prevent dementia and depression later life.

There’s no question that socialization helps our physical, mental and emotional health. So make some plans with your friends or family or put yourself in the company of others. Some fun social activities include volunteering, taking a class or joining a social club. This Easter, while you are enjoying spending time with loved ones and eating Easter treats, you can also celebrate that you are boosting your brain!

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New Brain Game of The Month: Play Grow Words For Free!

New Brain Game Play Free Grow Words

We’re delighted to introduce our New Brain Game of the Month, Grow Words! It’s a Premium language game. What better way to work your linguistic skills than with an exciting game? Get a headstart into Spring from now until mid March with unlimited access to this exclusive Premium game for free! Designed by neuroscientists and game experts, we bet you’ll love Grow Words at first tap! Are you ready?

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Click on the available tiles at the bottom to spell words with 3 to 7 letters. Do you like word puzzles? Then, you’ll find this game hard to put down! Grow Words challenges you to recognize words based on fragmented stimuli, which is useful when learning new words.

Can you set the top score and outwit your peers? Discover today!

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Want To Get Better Brain Function For Life? Here’s How.

Get Better Brain Function For A Lifetime! Here's How.

Do you want your brain to perform at its best, in the present and in the future? How can you achieve this? Researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital conducted a study of 17 “superagers,” seniors who have the brain function of 20 year olds. The scientists searched for key differences between superager brains and regular brains. And, if so, whether the findings could help improve brain function throughout one’s lifetime.

Yes, there were differences and, yes, they found ways to boost brain function. Superagers brains were bigger in regions where the normal brains were smaller. Surprisingly, the areas weren’t associated with mental reasoning but, rather, linked to emotion.

How do you stimulate the emotional regions? Well, it’s not by reading a sad novel or getting angry. It’s by challenging yourself until you are outside your comfort zone, then you have to push past this stage. Interestingly, it can be either a physical like a strenuous hike or a mental effort like solving a difficult puzzle.

So what are some ways to challenge yourself?

  1. Learn an instrument – set a deadline for when you’ll perform a song in front of your family, friends or peers
  2. Study a new language – plan a date to read a book or to speak with a local in that language
  3. Participate in Tough Mudder – or an equally physically challenging activity that will take you past your comfort zone. Eg. Cross Fit, cycling
  4. Take up meditation – sign up for some classes or read a book and then practice for longer periods day after day

Using Fit Brains for just 5 minutes a day can help keep your brain challenged and engaged! Challenge your brain with Fit Brains now.

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How To Get Someone To Fall & Stay In Love With You

Make Them Fall In Love With You

Are you going to be one of the 61.8% people who celebrate Valentine’s Day with your loved one? Whether you’re in love or not, your feelings stem from your brain and not your heart. Yes, that’s right. On average, it takes the human mind 1.5 to 4 minutes to determine attraction.

The 3 Stages of Love

Lust

The first stage is fired by oestrogen and testosterone in both genders.

Attraction

This second stage of love is sparked by 3 neurotransmitters: dopamine, adrenalin and serotonin. Ever had your heart race, your palms sweat and your mouth go dry when attracted to someone? You can thank adrenaline for that. Dopamine controls the reward and pleasure center of your brain and has been linked to devotion, focus and addiction. It can make you think “This One’s Perfect”. And, serotonin makes you lose your appetite and day-dream about your loved one all the time.

Attachment

This last phase is driven by 2 key hormones oxytocin and vasopressin which leads to long-term love. Oxytocin, the ‘cuddle hormone’ cements bonding, comfort and intimacy when the intense passion wears off. Vasopressin also facilitates commitment.

Speaking of love, we bet you’ll find our fun smart brain games irresistible – we have the most and widest variety on the market. Our games challenges all key brain areas including memory, logic, concentration, visual-spatial and thinking speed. Plus, we’re the only brain trainer that challenges both cognitive and emotional intelligence.

Make your heart and brain race this Valentine’s. Get started with a Fit Brains Free Trial!

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New Game of the Month: Traffic Lights, Play for Free!

New Game of the Month Traffic Lights

We’re excited to introduce our New Game of the Month, Traffic Lights! It’s one of our Premium speed of thinking games. Designed by neuroscientists and game experts, it’s both fun and rewarding. And, better yet, from now until February 1st, you can play Traffic Lights for free, anytime, anywhere! Are you ready for the challenge?

Your Traffic Lights Challenge

Click anywhere as fast as possible once you see the green light. This game is designed to stimulate your reaction speed, an important skill required to make quick decisions based on important information, for example, when you are driving.

Are you a Speed Demon? Find out!

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