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Memory games to boost your brain…

October 26, 2018
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The problem I had writing this article was that I was having too much fun! I kept on getting detained playing games, but it was worth it. Some I did o.k. on, others I flunked miserably. They’re fun, they’re challenging, and I think you’ll really like them.

(A personal word of advice. Go to Games.com first. You’ll be hooked!)


Factoids for the trivia lover

August 5, 2011
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Here are some factoids you may or may not know…

I tried to keep my trivia to things associated with health and the human body, but there are millions of other health tidbits that exist. So, if you want to add to the list, Chime in!

Ok. Here we go!

Did you know that…

It takes 17 muscles to smile — 43 to frown…

Laughing lowers levels of stress hormones and strengthens the immune system…

The human brain uses approximately as much energy as a 10 watt light bulb…

The longest living cells in the body are brain cells which can live an entire lifetime…

Naps improve memory…

Your brain is more active sleeping than it is watching TV…

Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair…

During thinking, we use on about 35% of our brains…

The human brain is 80% water…

There are about as many nerve cells in your brain as there are stars in our galaxy (give or take a billion)…


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    Phylis Feiner Johnson

    Phylis Feiner Johnson

    I've been a professional copywriter for over 35 years. I also had epilepsy for decades. My mission is advocacy; to increase education, awareness and funding for epilepsy research. Together, we can make a huge difference. If not changing the world, at least helping each other, with wisdom, compassion and sharing.

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