Please describe what you see up there.
What about below, as the full scene appears? [Read more…] about Quick brain teaser: What do you see? And, can you unsee it?
A fascinating new study, Tversky and Kahneman’s Cognitive Illusions: Who Can Solve Them, and Why?, probes into the cognitive “heuristics and biases” researched by Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky since the late 1960s.
If you have never encountered the “Linda brain teaser” before, please give it a try:
Linda is 31 years old, single, outspoken, and very bright. She majored in philosophy. As a student, she was deeply concerned with issues of discrimination and social justice, and also participated in anti-nuclear demonstrations.
Which statement is more probable?
(a) Linda is a bank teller.
(b) Linda is a bank teller and is active in the feminist movement.
(Same brain teaser in English here)
Es viernes y quizás algunos necesitemos un pequeño empujón cognitivo para abordar el fin de semana…
Aquí va un breve desafío matemático: ¿Qué número que falta en el cuarto triángulo?
Aviso a tod@s esos sharp brains: Sí, puede haber más de una respuesta … pero asegúrate de que tu solución funciona bien en todos los triángulos!
[Read more…] about Brain teasers en español: ¿cuál es el número que falta en el cuarto triángulo?
Brain Awareness Week 2021 just started. Let’s celebrate by challenging our minds with a few fun brain teasers and illusions 🙂
Here’s a selection of five stimulating brain teasers that readers enjoyed the most so far in 2021:
Every March, Brain Awareness Week (BAW) unites the efforts of partner organizations worldwide in a celebration of the brain for people of all ages. Activities are limited only by the organizers’ imaginations and include open days at neuroscience labs; exhibitions about the brain; lectures on brain-related topics; social media campaigns; displays at libraries and community centers; classroom workshops; and more. This year BAW takes place March 15–21st, 2021.
Brain Awareness Week 2021 takes place next month. Why not start celebrating now by challenging our minds and discussing the latest about lifelong neuroplasticity?
Here’s a selection of seven stimulating brain teasers that readers enjoyed the most in 2020: [Read more…] about Seven brain teasers and a neuroplasticity podcast to celebrate Brain Awareness Week 2021
Please move your gaze around the image, resting from time to time.
Then, fix your gaze at a point, and see what happens.
You will probably first see ‘snakes’ rotating, some clockwise, others anticlockwise, and then stop. [Read more…] about If you’re a fruit fly, tease your mind with this optical illusion. Humans welcome too.