Not all mental activity is created equal (quick brain teaser)
Posted Mar 09 2012 9:53am
Quick! Say aloud what color you see in every word — DON“T just read each word.
Not easy, right! The Stroop test is used in neuropsychological evaluations to measure mental vitality and flexibility, since performing well requires strong attention and self-regulation capability. We used this little brain test/ teaser in our online course this Wednesday to make the point that not all mental activity is created equal, which is why the “Use It or Lose It”, while a great starting point, must be expanded to provide better guidelines on the How to use it.