Definition of neurobics in English:

neurobics

Line breaks: neur|obics
Pronunciation: /njʊəˈrəʊbɪks
 
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noun

Activities or mental tasks designed to stimulate the brain and help prevent memory loss.
More example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

1990s: on the pattern of aerobics.

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