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As we age, we’re always looking for ways to better our brain health. Recent research says mental workouts are necessary for maintaining a healthy cognitive function. So what types of exercises can help your brain?

A new study found that learning a challenging skill, like quilting or digital photography, helped participants improve their memory, attention and deep thinking skills. In fact, these functions increased to the point where their brains behaved like younger ones.

So in your daily routine, set aside time to challenge yourself to learn something new! Hobbies like playing a musical instrument or learning a new language have been found to reduce the risk of dementia. Who knew helping your brain could be so fun?

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