Keeping mentally active (Part 3)

Keeping mentally active (Part 3)

This jumble is an example of a puzzle that also serves as a teaching tool. Other puzzles can be downloaded from the Brain Awareness Week website at

www.dana.org/BAW/content.aspx?id=44679

 

The following jumbled words are skills you can practice to help keep your memory sharp (hint: we’ve underlined the first letter of each word for you). Once you figure out the answers, unscramble the highlighted letters to answer the riddle (one letter has been filled in for you):

“Why do reptiles have such good memories?”

“Because they have ________ _________ !”

 

What may seem like a faltering memory may in fact be a decline in the rate at which we learn and store new information. Visit www.dana.org for more information on memory, and practice these memory skills to enhance learning and make remembering easier:

XEARL

RENNECATCTO

COSFU

LSWO NOWD

NAOZIGRE

WITRE

PETREA

IUZAVISLE

ICESTAASO

 

This jumble is an example of a puzzle that also serves as a teaching tool. Other puzzles can be downloaded from the Brain Awareness Week website at www.dana.org/BAW/content.aspx?id=44679

 

Answers: RELAX CONCENTRATE FOCUS SLOW DOWN ORGANIZE WRITE REPEAT VISUALIZE ASSOCIATE

 

“Why do reptiles have such good memories?” “Because they have TURTLE RECALL!”

 

Puzzle by the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives

 

This article is provided courtesy of the International Council on Active Aging www.icaa.cc

 

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