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What are hobbies?
The definition of a hobby is “an activity done regularly in one’s leisure time for pleasure”. But what if your hobby wasn’t just for pleasure? What if your hobby also made you smarter?
Likely, your first thought is that the hobbies that will supposedly make you smarter are also 0% fun. Well, you’d be surprised.
We all know that exercising regularly is good for our physical health, but did you know that it can also make you smarter? Exercising has been proven to improve our memory.
2. Playing a musical instrument
In addition to making you irresistibly attractive, playing a musical instrument regularly enhances cognitive skills and academic achievement.
3. Playing video games
Yes, you read that right. After all these years, you can finally prove your mother wrong. Video games can make you smarter. Video games improve spatial recognition, strategic planning, and motor performance.
4. Learning a new language
Learning a new language is probably the most challenging hobby listed here, but also the most beneficial. Learning a new language can improve puzzle solving abilities, planning and task management.
Reading regularly is the most obvious choice of hobby if you’d like to be smarter, as it is a great way to improve your vocabulary. But their are may other benefits to reading as a hobby, which you can find below in this handy infographic.
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Originally posted 2016-03-02 02:16:08.