In this article (link to: fastcompany.com), Sandra Bond Chapman, founder and chief director of the Center for Brain Health at the University of Texas, explains that multitasking, information overload, and constant interruptions are damaging the way our brains work. She and her team of researchers have developed a brain training program that claims to “improve focus, memory, and cognitive function”, starting with merely nine hours of training.
Things we can do in our everyday lives to keep our brains fit:
- Stop multitasking.
- Explore new views.
- Take brain breaks.
- Read less and deeper.
And look here, I’ve found some exercises for us all.