There are plenty of things people claim are good for your brain. But what does the evidence say? Do you do cryptic crosswords in an attempt to boost your brain health? Or have you heard that omega-3, a sugar boost, or even getting busy in the bedroom is good for your grey matter? Let’s take a look at some of the things we often hear are good for our brain, review the evidence, and bust a few myths along the way. Sudoku and crosswords Doing puzzles helps your brain … be better at puzzles. But that’s about it. It’s hard not to feel a little smug when we do a sudoku or a crossword puzzle. After all, we’ve heard how good it is for our brains — just like exercise builds muscle, brain games make our brains stronger, right? Wrong . Neuroplasticity is the term that describes how the […]