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Try adding 3 and 8 in your head.

That was easy. Now, try­ing adding 33 and 88. That was prob­a­bly more dif­fi­cult. Final­ly, try adding 333 and 888.

Time for Sharp­Brains’ Octo­ber e-newslet­ter, this time dis­cussing a range of research find­ings and tech­nolo­gies rev­o­lu­tion­iz­ing brain and men­tal health.

New thinking about cognition, brain and mind:

Emerging toolkit for brain health & enhancement:

News about the 2017 SharpBrains Virtual Summit (December 5–7th):

And finally, a couple of fun brain teasers to start the week of the right foot:

 

Have a great month of Novem­ber!

The Sharp­Brains Team

Brain Teaser for pattern recognition: The Empty Triangle

Here you have a quick brain teaser…which num­ber should be placed in the emp­ty tri­an­gle to  the right?

This puz­zle works your exec­u­tive func­tions in your frontal lobes by using your pat­tern recog­ni­tion, hypoth­e­sis test­ing, and log­ic.

Warn­ing: There can be more than one solution…but make sure what­ev­er you say works in all four tri­an­gles!

The Emp­ty Tri­an­gle

Pattern Recognition Test - Empty Triangle

Let us know how you do! Read the rest of this entry »

Entrena tu mente con un acertijo: ¿cuál es el número que falta?

Es jueves y quizás a muchos nos hace fal­ta un empu­jón para pon­er a andar el cere­bro.

¿Te ani­mas con este desafío matemáti­co? 

Pattern Recognition Test - Empty Triangle

A ver si sabes cuál es el número que fal­ta en el cuar­to trián­gu­lo.

Avi­so: puede haber más de una respuesta…pero asegúrate de que tu solu­ción fun­ciona en todos los trián­gu­los!
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Challenge your mind with this logic brain teaser: Which direction is the bus going?

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Can you see the bus above?

Assum­ing it is mov­ing for­ward, in which direc­tion do you think it’s trav­el­ing, right or left?

Please try answer­ing on your own before check­ing below… Read the rest of this entry »

Entrena tu mente con un acertijo: ¿en qué dirección va el autobús?

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No hay mucho preám­bu­lo para esta prue­ba de razon­amien­to. ¿Ves el auto­bús de la ima­gen?

(Same brain teas­er avail­able in Eng­lish here)

Pues asum­ien­do que avan­za hacia ade­lante, ¿En qué direc­ción crees que se mueve, hacia la derecha o hacia la izquier­da?

Pien­sa un poco antes de leer la respues­ta aba­jo… Read the rest of this entry »

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