Intellectual

Intellectual:

Stimulate your mind with something that stretches it.
Research shows that learning results in structural brain changes (it also feels good)
Neuroplasticity describes the changes in the brain as a result of mental activity
Engage in pushups for the mind

Navigation-related structural change in the hippocampi of taxi drivers
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/10716738/


Meditation experience is associated with increased cortical thickness. Lazar et al
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1361002/

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/50228233_Increased_Cortical_Thickness_in_Sports_Experts_A_Comparison_of_Diving_Players_with_the_Controls

An interesting book: ‘The Brain that Changes Itself’ Dr. Norman Doidge MD

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