Brain Exercise [Gold Award] No.4

Each exercise uses a specific mental ability you have and activates an important part of your brain. There are no “right or wrong” answers. Maintain and enhance your cognitive abilities based on neuroscience principles. Each exercise takes 5 minutes or less. Write down your answers or just keep them in mind. Enjoy.

People who are close to you, knows where to “push your buttons” in terms of a sensitive subject that will make you angry.


Then someone close to you “pushes your button” and it makes you angry, what is the best thing to do?

A: Retaliate in kind; B: Leave the situation; C. Pretend it does not bother you; D. React sarcastically; or E. Laugh it off?

What is the best response and why?

Mental Ability: Emotional intelligence.

Brain Map: Left Prefrontal cortex and the amygdala.

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