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Brain Plasticity Exercises
I know that being good at math is genetic, but I was wondering if your brains plasticity could grow that region of your brain with hard work. ?
Can anxiety disorder be treated by using neuro plasticity? If so, can you recommend some neuro plasticity exercises for anxiety disorders?
All psychotherapy: All psychotherapy uses neuroplasticity, because it helps you see things in different ways. For instance, in cognitive behavioral therapy you review your habitual thought patterns & how they lead to painful emotions like anxiety -- new alternatives are introduced. Although it isn't automatic at first, you can learn to question catastrophic thinking. Good book: "the mindful way through anxiety.". ...Read more
Many ways: Exercise benefits the brain both in its physiology and function. It can promote neuroplasticity, which allows the brain to enhance and even repair neural connections leading to a reduction in neural degenerative diseases like alzheimer's and dementia. It also has long been recognized as a help in the treatment of mood disorders including depression and various anxiety conditions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a rehab doctor: The stroke location and it's effect on your actvities of daily living (adls) guide treatment. Likely you have movement/cognitive deficits, and psychological issues. A rehabilitation specialist should evaluate you and the two of you design a program to target your needs. A rehab team often includes a rehab doctor, physical and occupational therapists, social workers, psychologist and case manager. ...Read more
Mental and physical: It has been shown that physical activity can help maintain cognitive function. "dozens of studies now show that aerobic exercise can increase the size of critical brain structures and improve cognition in children and older adults. " for more info - http://drmarkgalland.Com/physical-activity-really-does-enhance-cognition/. ...Read more
Train the brain.: Your goal can be achieved by using your brain for higher level activities - crossword puzzles, sudoku and brain teasers. Read books, both fiction and non-fiction. Engage in discussions with others about topics with which you're not entirely familiar. Pick a topic from the news every day and decide to learn more about it through research. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are some exercises or acts or food to make the brain function better(for studying,memoriZing...)?
Recite the alphabet: BACKWARDS. Use opposite hands. Do crosswords, watch Jeopardy, read and paint- for starters. ...Read more