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Summer Brain Boosters

Don't let summer sap your smarts. These sneaky little games and snacks will keep you sharp. Your brain will thank you.

By Susan Hall

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Shake It Up

Chow down at the same restaurant every date night? Jog the same route? Mixing it up could keep you younger—and sharper. "New surroundings and experiences can stimulate new ways of thinking, which keeps your brain young and vibrant," says Marie Pasinski, M.D., staff neurologist at Massachusetts General Hospital and author of Beautiful Brain, Beautiful You.

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