Sharp Brains: Brain Fitness and Cognitive Health News

Neuroplasticity, Brain Fitness and Cognitive Health News


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?

Leave a Reply...

Loading Facebook Comments ...

10 Responses

  1. […] If you want more teasers, here you have Top 10 Brain Teasers. […]

  2. […] For more, click on Top 10 Brain Teasers and Games, with a neu­ro­science angle Learn More about Brain Fit­ness Join our Mes­sage Boards Find the Right Pro­gram Tags: Brain exer­cises, Brain Fit­ness, Brain games, Brain teasers, Brain Train­ing, Men­tal flex­i­bil­ity, Men­tal Health, Mind Fit­ness, Mind Games, Neu­ropsy­chol­ogy, quick brain teaser […]

  3. […] We appre­ci­ate very much the role the media is start­ing to play in help­ing spread the word of brain plas­tic­ity and brain fit­ness (see News sec­tion). We are always happy to help reporters. Below you have a quick “email inter­view” we had yes­ter­day with a jour­nal­ist on a dead­line which will help you nav­i­gate through this emerg­ing field. (if you want some brain exer­cise right now, you can also check our Top 10 Brain Teasers and the brain exer­cise soft­ware prod­ucts we review). […]

  4. […] If you liked this brain teaser, you will enjoy these Top 10 Brain Teasers and Games, with a neu­ro­science angle. […]

  5. […] If you liked this brain teaser, you will enjoy these Top 10 Brain Teasers and Games, with a neu­ro­science angle. […]

  6. […] — Our col­lec­tion of Brain Teasers and Puz­zles, includ­ing these Top 10 Brain Teasers and Games, with a neu­ro­science angle […]

  7. […] Boomers use online brain games to stave off demen­tia (Account­ing­Web) Quotes: “The Inter­net offers a plethora of brain games for those who don’t sub­scribe to a daily news­pa­per or don’t want to pur­chase games. AARP, for exam­ple, offers plenty of free games on its site. More games appear at, includ­ing a page that con­tains the Top Ten Neu­ro­science Brain­teasers, and you can sign up to have the Col­lege Board e-mail you the SAT ques­tion of the day.” […]

  8. […] This is one of the Top 10 Brain Teasers and Games we pro­file here. […]

  9. […] Sep­tem­ber 12, 2006 at 5:03 pm · Filed under Brain Fit­ness, Brain Train­ing, Brain anatomy and imag­ing, Brain exer­cises, Brain health, Learn­ing, Life­long learn­ing, Men­tal Health, Neu­rons Who has not heard “Use It or Lose It”. Now, what is “It”? And, is “It” only one thing or a num­ber of inte­grated ele­ments, each of which are heav­ily involved in spe­cific “brain exer­cises“ and all of which are impor­tant to main­tain Brain Fit­ness (click here for more information). […]

Categories: Brain Teasers, Peak Performance, Professional Development, Technology

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,