6. Do: Stay Social
Avoid the solitary work-gym-bed-repeat trap. Return a phone call and make plans. Social interactions stimulate the mind, heighten brain activity, and present new problems for the brain to solve—which is one of the best ways to keep it in shape, Mastrianni explains. In the long run, real-life problem-solving improves memory and helps cognitive functioning even more than word games and memory exercises.
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