Calculate Your Brain's Age With This Test

EDUCATION

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Steven Miller

6 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

A number of factors go into determining how young your brain actually is. For one, your outlook on life will contribute to the premature aging of the mind or a rejuvenation that brings a youthful sense of awe, even for those who have been around the block many times. Beyond attitude, a brain that is regularly challenged with puzzles and brain-teasers is sure to hold on to much of the vibrancy of younger days.

Also, your diet will affect the cells in your brain as well. If you're out there chowing down on fast food and every piece of junk you can get your hands on, there's a good chance that your mind is not going to be as agile as it could be.

All that being said, there are definitely some drawbacks to having a gray matter that has limited experience in the real world. For example, a brain with less experience is much more likely to get overtaken by strong emotional activity and reptilian knee-jerk reactions. It is usually only with years of lessons in the school of hard knocks that we come to regulate our baser cerebral instincts, as well as learning how to see the big picture in life.

Whether you are a youngster or an elder, much of what determines your mental age has to do with attitude and lifestyle. Let's find out if you're as youthful as you think you are.

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Are you generally more optimistic or pessimistic?

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Fred is a butcher. He is 6'4" tall. What does he weigh?

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Which number should come next in the series of 1, 3, 6, 10, 15, 21...?

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How many hours of sleep do you get most nights?

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What is closest to your reaction when a new phone comes out?

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How many characters are there in this sentence?

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Do you enjoy puzzles?

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How good are you at trivia games?

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Which best describes your diet?

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If you throw away the outside and keep the inside, and then you eat the outside and throw away the inside, what did you eat?

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Without looking it up, who was President of the United States in 1979?

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How often do you misread how someone is feeling?

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Which question from earlier in this quiz was about Fred the butcher?

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When was the last time you took up a new hobby?

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How likely are you to make new friends?

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Before explorers trekked through the Himalayas and discovered Mt. Everest, what was the tallest mountain in the world?

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Which kind of music is most appealing to your ear at this point in your life?

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When you have a tough decision to make, which do you tend to trust most?

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Tree is to branch as hand is to what?

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Are you likely to sleep on a big decision?

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Where do you watch most of your entertainment?

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What was the first question of this quiz?

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