I just started exercising my brain using dual n back mental exercises. It’s REALLY tough, to the point where I don’t even want to do it. I haven’t quite gotten into the groove where difficult = fun…yet. I’m on the cusp, though. I have to take a break before that happens.
Anyway, for the skeptics out there, here’s the Wired article on dual n back (dnb) exercises:
And here’s the game I’m using to train:
Anybody know any way that I can measure my “working memory” or “fluid intelligence” so that I can start benchmarking? That way I can let you know if there are any actual results from this exercise.