Definition of neurobics in English:


Line breaks: neur|obics
Pronunciation: /njʊəˈrəʊbɪks


  • Activities or mental tasks designed to stimulate the brain and help prevent memory loss.
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    • Some cognitive scientists are urging that we practice ‘neurobics’ - activities designed to enrich the connections between brain cells.
    • For example, Snowdon, who conducted the nun study, is not a proponent of neurobics, arguing instead that mental stimulation in the first 12 to 14 years of life is key.
    • Katz says neurobics is especially important as we grow older, to keep our thinking agile and flexible.


1990s: on the pattern of aerobics.

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