Mind expanding: 7 ways to fine-tune your brain

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The human mind is the most complex information processing system we know. It has all sorts of useful design features but also many glitches and weaknesses. The problem is, it doesn't come with a user's manual. You just have to plug and play.

But if anyone knows how to get the best out of our brains, it's neuroscientists. So we asked some of the best to explain how the human brain performs many of its most useful functions and how to use them to the max.

Image: Nigel Sussman

1: ATTENTION

2: WORKING MEMORY

3: LOGICAL AND RATIONAL THOUGHT

4: LEARNING

5: KNOWLEDGE

6: CREATIVITY

7: INTELLIGENCE

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