Wendy and I are having a busy week as we continue to celebrate Brain Awareness Week. Today we conducted an educational program at ManorCare in Marietta, GA. We discussed brain plasticity, brain foods, brain health, brain maintenance, brain facts, and brain tips. The brain fact that most surprised the group was that the human brain processes about 70,000 thoughts each day. That is really rather impressive! They were also quite impressed that the human brain uses enough energy to light a 25 watt light bulb. Of course, that naturally developed into a conversation about how to use this human energy in our daily lives. What a great brainstorming session! Believe it or not, there were several people who correctly guessed that the brain weighs approximately 3 pounds!
After our lively educational session Wendy and I presented the brave participants with some BrainMasters Brain Boosters. Today we worked on cryptograms which involve solving a word puzzle with missing letters. We could see the energy in their brains and the number of thought increasing. It was a truly great event!
So with that in mind, let’s work your brains a bit. Using the words Speech Language Pathologist try and from as many new words as you can. Use letters from all the words. Believe me, there are countless possibilities! I’ll get you started. Have fun!
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Heidi and Wendy discussing the brain.
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