In the image above –courtesy of Heathrow Express– you can see 27 trains on the tracks.
Quick. Can you spot the outlier?
In the image above, courtesy of Heathrow Express. you can see 27 trains on the tracks.
Quick — can you spot the outlier?
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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
Let us know how you do! [Read more…] about Brain Teaser for pattern recognition: The Empty Triangle
Looking for some fun–and free–cognitive stimulation over the weekend? Here you have a few quick brain teasers to challenge your attention and your working memory (working memory is the capacity to keep information in your mind while working on processing and integrating it)
Please give them a try…they are not as easy as they may seem 🙂 [Read more…] about 5 quick brain teasers to sharpen two key cognitive skills: attention and working memory
Brain teaser: Please consider Linda, a 31-year-old woman, single and bright. When she was a student, in high school and in college too, she was deeply involved in social justice issues, and also participated in environmental protests. Which is more probable about Linda’s occupation today? [Read more…] about 23. Quick brainteaser to test your cognitive skills…and biases
You have been invited to an important fundraising gala at your old college and decided that this black-tie event demands a short collar super white Italian shirt, like the one you bought years ago for your wedding. When you bravely tried the wedding shirt on (size 16), your wife noted that the collar suffocates you and you need about 1/4″ more space everywhere in-between your neck and the collar all around your neck. What size shirt do you need to buy? In case you don’t know the shirt size 16 means that a tape wrapped around your neck and two fingers positioned flat upfront will measure 16 inches.