Feed the brain, know what makes it work better. These are simple enough to start now – if you haven’t already.
Thrive on Learning and Mental Challenges. The point of having a brain is precisely to learn and to adapt to challenging new environments. Once new neurons appear in your brain, where they stay in your brain and how long they survive depends on how you use them. “Use It or Lose It” does not mean “do crossword puzzle number 1,234,567″. It means, “challenge your brain often with fundamentally new activities”.
Don’t forget the other one: Take all advice with a grain of salt.
Most of this list has to do with keeping the brain working, in all capacities. Have your own brainy tips?
The Ten Habits of Highly Effective Brains – [SharpBrains]