Brain exercise: Frontal and Parietal Lobes

Let’s now exer­cise our Frontal Lobes (that deal with work­ing atten­tion, among oth­er things), and Pari­etal Lobes (visu­al inter­pre­ta­tion). (Basic brain anato­my here)

Quick!, count the num­ber of times the num­ber “7” appears below. Then, count the total of both “1“s and “2“s, try­ing to add the total num­ber of both as you see either (this is, don’t just count all the “1“s, and then the “2“s)

1234467889974674657865876576576 3576573625432657346578436578342 2732188582735827456724687343828 7672878682768723682376783768267 2647648823178346432764876774653 7436574386581483627868653873465

The Answer appears as a Com­ment below.

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  1. Senia on September 20, 2006 at 8:27

    sev­ens are thir­tysix of them and ones-twos are twen­tyt­wo of them. look­ing for­ward to see­ing on Friday.

  2. dan on September 20, 2006 at 10:30

    count­ed thir­ty-five sev­ens and twen­ty-one ones/twos…lets see what hap­pens on friday

  3. Rick on September 20, 2006 at 7:45

    I agree with senia. There are 36 — 7’s and 22 1–2’s.

  4. Amy on September 20, 2006 at 9:02

    I found 36 7’s, 4 1’s, and 18 2’s.

  5. Erik on September 21, 2006 at 9:24

    36 7’s and 23 1’s & 2’s…

  6. Victoria on September 21, 2006 at 4:27

    1’s & 2’s=23

  7. Bre on September 22, 2006 at 11:49

    I found 36 7’s and 23 1’s & 2’s.

  8. Carl on September 22, 2006 at 5:13

    27 “7’s”
    4 “1s”
    17 “2s”

  9. Alvaro on September 22, 2006 at 6:04

    Well, first, con­grat­u­la­tions to every­one who has tried, since this type of exer­cise has been used by the mil­i­tary to improve attention.

    There are
    — 36 7s
    — 23 1s and 2s com­bined (4 1s, 19 2s)

    If you want more prac­tice, there are a few oth­er dig­its out there :-)

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