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Top 10 Brain Teasers and Games, with a neuroscience angle

No matter what we are reading or doing, there is always the need to take a little break and challenge our minds (and to learn a bit about how our brains work). Here you have a selection of the 10 Brain Teasers that people have enjoyed most in this site.

1. Do you think you know the colors?: the Stroop Test

2. Can you count?: Basketball attention experiment

3. Planning is not that easy: Towers of Hanoi

4. Interactive visual illusion: the Muller-Lyer Illusion

5. Who is this?: A very important little guy

5. How many…: Train your Frontal and Parietal lobes

6. What’s the missing number: Pattern Recognition Brain Teaser

7. Who’s the eldest?: Reasoning Skills Brain Teaser

8. Brain Puzzle for the Whole Brain: The Blind Beggar

9. Is a circle a circle?: Visual Perception Brain Teaser

10. How is this possible?

Which one do you enjoy the most? did you notice the extra one?

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