Reading activates both sides of the brain simultaneously and works to boost brain performance in its entirety. While hemispheric dominance varies with activity from person to person, there are a couple thing that generally work each side of the brain. Learning a new language is reported to exercise the left hemisphere and singing can strengthen the right. For more information about how to exercise both sides of your brain, please review the below infographic.
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