iOS app Android app

Brain Teasers

These Zany 'Would You Rather' Illustrations Will Have You Racking Your Brain

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 05.12.2016 | Good News

When the last time you pondered life's biggest philosophical questions? For example would you rather have candy corn for teeth or gummy bears for fing...

Brain Fitness Tips to Improve Attention and Memory in 2016

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 12.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Alvaro Fernandez

Focus­ing atten­tion is effort­ful. And as we age it often gets harder and harder to con­cen­trate. But focus­ing our atten­tion on the task at hand is key for bet­ter mem­ory performance... so what can we do to improve con­cen­tra­tion AND memory?

8 Quick Brain Teasers to Challenge Your Attention and Memory

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 12.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Alvaro Fernandez

Look­ing for some fun, and free, cog­ni­tive stim­u­la­tion this Decem­ber? Here you have a few quick brain teasers to challenge your atten­tion and your work­ing mem­ory-the abil­ity to keep infor­ma­tion in your mind while work­ing on inte­grat­ing, pro­cess­ing it.

How Online Gaming Could Shed Light On Alzheimer's, Depression, PTSD

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 04.09.2014 | Healthy Living

All those hours you log playing brain teaser games on your phone could be applied to a much greater good. As part of research to uncover cures for som...

Riddles and Brain Teasers

Don Meyer, Ph.D. | Posted 08.18.2013 | College
Don Meyer, Ph.D.

"I never talk back. I listen and always remember your every word, so come pen or mouse, never forget that I will treasure your thoughts forever. Your...

10 Optical Illusions That Will Blow Your Mind

Posted 05.23.2013 | Comedy

If you’re in the mood to have your mind blown, these 10 optical illusions will definitely do the trick. Give your brain a workout and test your a...

10 Ways to Stay Mentally Young

U.S. News And World Report | PHILIP MOELLER | Posted 05.06.2013 | Fifty

As life spans continue to lengthen, it's becoming increasingly clear that our brains as well as our bodies are amazingly resilient and adaptive. Even ...

How Playing May Slow Aging Minds

Posted 05.02.2013 | Fifty

By: Denise Chow, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 05/02/2013 09:37 AM EDT on LiveScience Challenging yourself with a brain-teasing game for j...

10 Great Gifts (That Happen To Be Brain Healthy)

Posted 12.20.2012 | Fifty

There are many great gifts you could get a loved one: a big-screen TV, a trip abroad, a new car… but why settle for a “great” gift when you coul...

Marilu Henner: 7 Ways To Make Over Your Memory

Debra Ollivier | Posted 07.17.2012 | Fifty
Debra Ollivier

Marilu Henner, who many remember as the character Elaine on the sitcom "Taxi," is the author of Total Memory Makeover: Uncover Your Past, Take Charge of Your Future. She is one of only 12 documented cases of Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory, or HSAM.

Keeping The Aging Brain Healthy

Posted 05.16.2012 | Fifty

While the aging of the brain in inevitable, the tools you need to keep your brain healthy later in life may be already be right under your nose. Recen...

Top 15 Brain Fitness Articles of 2008

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alvaro Fernandez

Thinking about best ways to maintain your brain in top shape in 2009? Let me share a quick definition of "brain fitness", and a ranking of the most popular articles of 2008 on the topic.

7 Brain Teasers to Ace Job Interviews

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alvaro Fernandez

A recent CNN article explains well why a growing number of companies use brainteasers and logic puzzles of a type called "guesstimations" during job i...

Top 25 Brainy Haikus. Yours?

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alvaro Fernandez

Can you write a haiku describing anything crossing your mind now?