7. Talk to yourself to help improve intelligence
Talking to yourself has traditionally gotten a bad rap, but it’s recently been shown to actually increase brain activity. When you talk yourself through a process, we learn to summarize and simplify the task that we’re working on, which optimizes brain resources and problem solving abilities in an efficient way.
What to do: Next time you’re cooking from a new recipe or trying to learn something new, read it and then repeat it to yourself as if you were teaching it to someone else. Do it multiple times and try to explain it in different ways to really get a good understanding of the information.
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