Tease your brain
Saturday 20 March 2010
Brain Awareness Week (BAW) comes to a close on March 21, but it is important to keep your brain active and encourage plasticity with smart food choices, physical exercise, plenty of sleep and brainteasers.
Here are some sites that offer a range of ways to exercise your brain with brainteasers, crossword puzzles and memory games.
SharpBrains.com highlights their top 50 games in the categories of attention, memory, pattern recognition and planning, math, language and logic plus much more.
BrainBashers.com has a collection of brainteasers, puzzles, riddles, games and optical illusions.
BrainDen.com a portal with brain games, geometry puzzles, optical illusions matchstick puzzles and teasers.
Braingle.com features mentalrobics, trivia, games to help with memory attention, special reasoning, focus, speed, problem solving and much more.
Mensa approved games: http://www.boardgamecentral.com/mensa_mind_games.html
Also don't forget some classic games like Scrabble, Trivial Pursuit, Sudoku, or create your own OneCraftyPlace.com, a craft blog, has a collection of creative DIY memory games. http://www.onecraftyplace.com/2009/01/22/diy-memory-game-roundup/
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