We don’t notice much of what we see: 85 college students tried to draw the Apple logo from memory; 84 failed (Science Daily):
“Could you draw the ubiquitous Apple computer logo from memory?…Out of 85 UCLA undergraduate students, only one correctly reproduced the Apple logo when asked to draw it on a blank sheet of paper. Fewer than half the students correctly identified the actual logo when Read the rest of this entry »
If you’re looking for some stimulating, quick mental exercise, try these Brain Teasers To Test Your Cognitive Skills…And Your Cognitive Biases over at The Creativity Post.
Once you’re done, you may want to enjoy with these visual brain teasers, and also visit our brain twisters and brain games section, with plenty of fun (and free) mind games for teens, adults and seniors. Have a nice weekend!
Time for SharpBrains’ January e-newsletter, featuring a wealth of brain health insights, neuroscience research reports, a landmark action by the Federal Trade Commission…and some quick brain teasers. Enjoy!
Finally, when you have a few minutes you may want to try these quick brain teasers to test your cognitive skills…and your cognitive biases.
Have a great month of February!
Brain teaser: Please consider Linda, a 31-year-old woman, single and bright. When she was a student, in high school and in college too, she was deeply involved in social justice issues, and also participated in environmental protests. Which is more probable about Linda’s occupation today? Read the rest of this entry »
By: Dr. Pascale Michelon
How often do you review and comment on a document while talking on the phone with a colleague about an unrelated matter? Or think about your problems at work while helping your child with his homework? Read the rest of this entry »
By: Dr. Pascale Michelon
Mental self-rotation is the cognitive ability to imagine yourself in different locations in space, and to imagine your body moving in space. We need it for everyday activities such as finding a place or reading a map. The ability involved is technically called egocentric spatial transformations (yes, that is the scientific expression) or mental self rotation, and the brain areas primarily involved are the parietal lobes.
Here’s an example.
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Time for SharpBrains’ July 2014 e-newsletter, featuring a wealth of thought-provoking insights, science reports…and this fun brain teaser to determine your stress level.
Finally, you may also want to try this teaser to test your cognitive biases.
Enjoy, and have a great month of August!
The SharpBrains Team