Did you know that children smile an average of 400 times a day and they laugh nearly 300 times a day? Brain research shows that smiling and laughing increases brain activity and helps make connections in the brain which makes learning more effective. But this is not just for children! Adults typically only laugh 17 times a day! Women smile about 62 times a day but the average man only smiles 8 times a day! I think we adults have some work to do! Our brains need to work more effecively too! So here are some suggestions to help our adult brains improve their effectiveness!