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It’s time to get your brain in shape


Jun. 24, 2014 CNN

From the outside, the human brain might not be much to look at. What makes it fascinating is hidden within, in the complicated circuitry of neurons that makes you who you are.

Scientists are trying to understand this complex network and find the key to staying sharp as we age. In the meantime, use what they do know: that exercising these neurons can improve your memory and possibly stave off dementia.

In honor of Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, spend some time getting to know your brain a little better.

Click below to learn the basic anatomy of the brain and six ways to keep your brain young.

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