Brain Exercises to Keep Your Work Reflexes Sharp While Unemployed

Being out of work for years can be scary, and not just for the loss of income. People returning to work after being unemployed for a long time can re-enter a work force that has changed considerably and make them feel rusty in learning new tasks.

Keeping your brain engaged during a job hunt, and being able to quickly get your mental reflexes back when starting a new job, are important skills to have. And they are skills that need to be learned. A new study shows that people learn new information more effectively when brain activity is consistent, such as studying in the same place every day.