This surprising illusion by mathematician and artist Kokichi Sugihara, named the 2016 Illusion of the Year, highlights the critical importance of perspective diversity and open conversation.
brain teasers for kids
Brain fitness can include playing training games on computers (Los Angeles Times):
“…Today, the term “fitness” is as likely to encompass the body as it is the mind…Fernandez says that the key components of any brain-training program are novelty, variety and challenge — factors that [Read more…] about Brain training and brain teasers are part of Novelty, Variety, Challenge
- November 2011: Math Brain Teaser: Unfinished Thesis
- October 2011: Archimedes Grave
- October 2011: Optical Illusions @ National Geographic
- September 2011: A Brain Teaser for each Cognitive Ability
- August 2011: Test your attentional focus: is multi-tasking good
You can find many more brain teasers and games, for kids and adults, by visiting the Top 50 Brain Teasers and Games that our readers have enjoyed the most. Enjoy!
Several SharpBrains friends recommend the recent 3‑part National Geographic TV mini-series Brain Games focused on Perception, Attention and Memory. You can learn about the series and experiment a good number of visual illusions Here.
You may also enjoy this article on Visual Illusions in Art and Science, and these classic illusions from our own brain teaser library:
- The Muller-Lyer Illusion.
— Don’t try this with your partner, or you may fight.
— How many colors do you see in The Hermann Grid?
— This is less obvious than it may appear.
— Is this a circle or what?
— Are these 2 rows parallel?
— What do you see?