Draw the letter J in your mind.
Now draw the letter D. Turn it 90 degrees to the left and put it in top of the J.
What does this shape resemble? [Read more…] about Three quick brain teasers to exercise your working memory
Mental rotation refers to moving things around in your mind. It is one of the main visuospatial skills we all have…in different degrees, yes.
Here’s an example. Please picture in your mind an arrow pointing to the right. Now, turn this arrow so it points to the left. Done? You have just performed a mental rotation. [Read more…] about Mental rotation exercise to challenge your brain’s parietal lobe over the holidays
What is mental self-rotation?
It is the cognitive skill to imagine yourself in different locations in space and to imagine yourself moving accordingly. We need that skill in everyday activities such as reading a map or finding our car in the parking lot. [Read more…] about Test your concentration and mental self-rotation skills with this quick brainteaser
Mental self-rotation is the cognitive ability to imagine yourself in different locations in space, and to imagine your body moving in space. We need it for everyday activities such as finding a place or reading a map. The ability involved is technically called egocentric spatial transformations (yes, that is the scientific expression) or mental self rotation, and the brain areas primarily involved are the parietal lobes.
Here’s an example.
Visuospatial skills are used everyday in many ways, ranging from going from one room to another in your house to navigating in a new city.
Let’s take an example. Can you picture in your mind an arrow pointing to the right? Now, turn this arrow so it points to the left. Done? [Read more…] about 10. Quick brainteaser to test your mental rotation skills
Over the last four years we have posted over 100 puzzles, teasers, riddles, illusions, and every form of mental exercise that both challenges and enlightens our minds.
Below you have a selection of the ten most popular ones among SharpBrains readers. Enjoy! [Read more…] about Top Ten Brain Teasers and Games for Kids and Adults alike