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Maybe Cocoavia cocoa improved my brain speed...

Friday, October 04, 2013

Lumosity brain games are supposed to improve about 5 kinds of brain function.

I have been playing these for months now. My speed has not improved much. emoticon

The other functions measured and practiced are flexibility, memory, problem solving, attention, and maybe one more. emoticon

After an initial improvement in most of these, I have lately been on a plateau. If I am tired or distracted my scores go done quickly. emoticon

For my age, I measure all above the 90th percentile emoticon except for speed. emoticon I was not surprised. In my daily life I tend to think slowly. I always hated that. That started at 70 and increased very slowly to around 80. Today for the first time it hit 90! emoticon

One of their tips is that dark chocolate emoticon helps brain functioning. I have been having this kind of cocoa most days for about 3 weeks now but showed not much change in brain skills.

But tonight emoticon I had just had the cocoa in my yogurt. I played the Lumosity games right after that. The speed increased noticeably! We'll see if that happens again. I sure hope so! emoticon

chris
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  • v CINDYWAGNER1
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    1054 days ago
  • v MAYBER
    Yum Yum Chocolate of any kind is good
    Have you tried Coconut Oil my DH has Alzheimers and someone suggested and it sure made a difference for awhile he is now in the final stages still give him the oil in the morning with his breakfast not sure it is helping much now but he is happy, warm and safe one day at a time
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    Bernice
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    1054 days ago
  • v NANCYPAT1
    Great - chocolate is good for us and not an evil. I am pleased you are finding yourself making progress. Keep up the good work.
    1054 days ago
  • v PYNETREE
    Hi Chris, I'm curious about the CocoVia product..I looked at their ads, and it seems interesting, but a bit pricey. So I'm wondering how it tastes, like in yogurt, and how bad are the calories?

    I do agree doing any of these brain games...anything that makes you think~ has to be beneficial to mental health, brain function.
    I basically only do Crosswords Puzzles and every Suduko I come across, and just reading helps! emoticon
    1055 days ago
  • v LOSER05
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    1055 days ago
  • v LECATES
    Chocolate does make everything better---LOL---be interesting to see if it continues for you.
    1055 days ago
  • v ARTJAC
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    1055 days ago
  • v 2HAMSDIET
    chocolate makes every thing better.
    1055 days ago
  • v SUSIEPH1
    Chris dear could you send me a link to the games you play please ..I have been playing bingo and was wondering if there was some mind games .. Your blog came just at the right time .. Thanks Susie emoticon emoticon
    1055 days ago
  • v COCK-ROBIN
    I also have been doing that. I haven't seen any changes...yet...but I'm trying.
    1055 days ago
  • v DRKYASHI
    LOL -- emoticon ! I emoticon Lumosity!
    emoticon for emoticon !
    1055 days ago

    Comment edited on: 10/4/2013 9:15:49 PM
  • v KATHARINE1948
    Chris where are these games

    i have been playing be jewels for years & play live dominos , on face book
    i think mind games , will keep your mind sharp !!!!!

    yes I said yours !!!! and me emoticon . what can I say
    1055 days ago
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