Research-based tips to flex your cortex and improve cognitive performance.
Tip 4: Think big.
Designed to shift between details and the big picture, the brain is overwhelmed by too much focus on details and minutiae. Taking the time to think about a problem or idea from the 10,000-foot view will shift your perspective—and it strengthens brain systems to generate high-level ideas and transformative solutions. Science has shown that doing so strengthens brain systems at multiple levels of health.