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No matter how sharp you think you are, sometimes it feels like someone took a fork to your mind and scrambled it around for a while.
While there's no one way to instantly get smarter or have a better memory, you can do little things every day to keep that brain of yours at the top of its game.
I spoke with Dr. Eleazar Cruz Eusebio, the chair of the School Psychology Department at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, to find out what actually helps build a sharper mind. Here's what he said: