Brainpower

With finals in full swing, it can seem like the perfect time for a panic attack. Luckily, Greatist’s got 23 tips for staying calm and collected and putting those brains to good use.

Is the Monday crossword puzzle getting harder or are we just getting duller? From flossing to playing video games, check out these 47 ways to amp up your brainpower today.

Long-term stress can do a lot of damage to our bodies, but recent research suggests short bouts of stress may actually boost our brainpower and immunity.

Hit the books, or hit the ground running? Exercise may also boost brainpower — no number two pencils required.

From names at a party to where we left those damn keys, here are all the tricks for remembering the most important stuff.

Not everyone will reach nirvana after a few “Om’s.” But could meditation be a way to boost brainpower?

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Soothe sunburns with tea; make yogurt from coffee; curse to curb pain. The world is full of unexpected hacks, and here are Greatist’s top picks.

Greatist puts a new brain-training app to the test. Find out if games that improve memory and concentration are really the route to genius status.

Not everyone will reach nirvana after a few “Om’s.” But could meditation be a way to boost brainpower?

From names at a party to where we left those damn keys, here are all the tricks for remembering the most important stuff.

Hit the books, or hit the ground running? Exercise may also boost brainpower — no number two pencils required.

Long-term stress can do a lot of damage to our bodies, but recent research suggests short bouts of stress may actually boost our brainpower and immunity.

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