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What do you see first, animals or people?

Cour­tesy Matt Lieber­man, author of “Social: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Con­nect”

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Try hard, try dif­fer­ent, and you’ll see both 🙂

For more visu­al illu­sions and brain teasers:

For more about Dr. Lieberman’s work:

 

Are you familiar with these research findings and technologies revolutionizing Brain & Mental Health?

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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

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 »

In honor of Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, let’s discuss 10 Key Facts To Harness Brain Plasticity And Prolong Brain Health

June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Aware­ness Month, so let me share 10 Key Facts to har­ness brain plas­tic­i­ty & pro­long brain health that come from the hun­dreds of sci­en­tif­ic and med­ical stud­ies we ana­lyzed to Read the rest of this entry »

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