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Test your Brain with these Brain Teasers, Games and Illusions

Posted By Alvaro Fernandez On May 26, 2008 @ 2:12 In | 12 Comments

Brain TeasersBelow you can find the Top 50 Brain Teasers and Games that Sharp­Brains read­ers have enjoyed the most. It is always good to learn about our brains and to exer­cise them!

This is our selec­tion of fun and enlight­en­ing brain teasers for adults of any age.

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Fun exper­i­ments on how our brains work

1. You think you know the col­ors? Try the Stroop Test [1]

2. Can you really count? Check out this atten­tion exper­i­ment [2] (Interactive)

3. Take the Senses Chal­lenge [3] (Interactive)

4. Are there more brain con­nec­tions or leaves in the Ama­zon? [4]
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Atten­tion and memoryTwo In One Task

5. How are your divided atten­tion skills? check out “Inside and Out­side” [5] (Inter­ac­tive)

6. Can you walk and chew gum at the same time? try “Two in One” [6] (Inter­ac­tive)

7. Count the Fs in this sentence [7]

8. Brain exer­cises for the weekend [8]

9. Proud of your visual mem­ory? Give a try at “Picasso” [9] (Inter­ac­tive)

10. Is your atten­tion bet­ter than a chimp’s? [10] (Inter­ac­tive)
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circleVisual work­outs

11. Test the lim­its of your periph­eral vision with this chal­lenge [11] (Interactive)

12. How many… Train your Frontal and Pari­etal lobes [12]

13. Is a cir­cle a cir­cle?: Visual brain teaser [13]

14. Men­tal Imagery and Spa­tial Rota­tion [14] challenge

15. What piece fits here? [15]

16. Can you men­tally build this box? [16]
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Visual illu­sions visual illusion of paralel lines

17. The Muller-Lyer Illu­sion [17]

18. Don’t try this [18] with your partner

19. How many col­ors do you see in The Her­mann Grid [19]

20. This is less obvi­ous than it may appear [20]

21. Are these 2 rows par­al­lel? [21]

22. What do you see [22]?

23. Ten visual illu­sions [23] to trick your mind
click here for illusion test
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Lan­guage and logic

24. Words in your brain [24]: do you know where words are “stored”?

25. Join this party For polyglots [25]

26. Which way is the bus head­ing [26]?
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More Brain Teasers in Next Page [27]

Pat­tern recog­ni­tion and planning

27. Plan­ning is not that easy: Tow­ers of Hanoi [28] (Interactive)

28. What’s the miss­ing num­ber: Pat­tern recog­ni­tion brain teaser [29]

29. Brain Puz­zle for the Whole Brain: The Blind Beggar [30]

30. Find the miss­ing num­ber in The Empty Triangle [31]

31. What about tip­ping the scales [32]

32. Don’t be mis­led by this brain work­out [33]
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Math puz­zles

33. Choose the right fork in the road [34]
Math Brain Puzzles

34. Find the the Really, Really, Really Big Number [35]

35. Unfin­ished thesis [36]

36. Hard: The Unkind­est Cut of All (Part 1 of 2) [37]

37. For geniuses: Con­cen­tric Shapes or The Unkind­est Cut of All (Part 2 of 2) [38]
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Brain teasers with a cor­po­rate angle

Brain Teaser Questions

38. Some Google brain teasers [39]

39. Con­sider Linda [40]’s job prospects

40. A few guessti­ma­tions [41] like the ones often used in con­sult­ing interviews

41. More guessti­ma­tions [42]

42. Can you read these faces [43]?
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Tough to categorize

43. Clin­i­cally proven Stress Man­age­ment [44] tip

44. Enjoy this Sun­day After­noon Quiz [45]

45. Who is this? A very impor­tant lit­tle guy [46]

46. How good are at men­tal rotation? [47]

47. Proverbs to exer­cise your mem­ory and reasoning [48]

48. What is going on with these pictures? [49]

49. Fun and Brainy Haikus [50]

50. A Brain Teaser for each Cog­ni­tive Ability [51]

Pre­vi­ous Page [52]

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    URLs in this post:

    [1] the Stroop Test: http://www.sharpbrains.com/blog/2006/10/05/brain-exercise-the-stroop-test/

    [2] atten­tion exper­i­ment: http://www.sharpbrains.com/blog/2006/09/28/attention-and-working-memory/

    [3] Take the Senses Chal­lenge: http://www.sharpbrains.com/blog/2007/05/04/take-the-senses-challenge/

    [4] brain con­nec­tions or leaves in the Ama­zon?: http://www.sharpbrains.com/blog/2006/10/01/brain-exercise-more-brain-connections-or-leaves-in-the-amazon/

    [5] “Inside and Out­side”: http://www.vigorousmind.com/demos/demo2.html

    [6] “Two in One”: http://www.vigorousmind.com/demos/demo1.html

    [7] in this sentence: http://www.sharpbrains.com/blog/2006/09/10/brain-exercise-brain-teaser/

    [8] Brain exer­cises for the weekend: http://www.sharpbrains.com/blog/2008/01/12/brain-exercises-for-the-weekend/

    [9] “Picasso”: http://download.cognifit.com/Demo_mf/demo3.html

    [10] Is your atten­tion bet­ter than a chimp’s?: http://www.sharpbrains.com/blog/2008/01/19/brain-games-and-cognitive-fitness-news-for-the-weekend/

    [11] chal­lenge: http://www.sharpbrains.com/blog/2007/03/27/brain-teaser-to-exercise-your-brainnow/

    [12] Train your Frontal and Pari­etal lobes: http://www.sharpbrains.com/blog/2006/10/10/exercise-brain-frontal-and-parietal-lobes/

    [13] Visual brain teaser: http://www.sharpbrains.com/blog/2006/10/19/visual-perception-brain-teaser/

    [14] Men­tal Imagery and Spa­tial Rota­tion: http://www.sharpbrains.com/blog/2007/04/20/mental-imagery-and-spatial-rotation-brain-teaser/

    [15] fits here?: http://www.sharpbrains.com/blog/2006/09/30/exercise-brain-visual-brain-teaser-game/

    [16] build this box?: http://www.sharpbrains.com/blog/2006/09/20/brain-exercise-today-occipital-lobes/

    [17] Muller-Lyer Illu­sion: http://www.sharpbrains.com/blog/2006/10/15/the-limits-of-our-perception-and-perfection-the-muller-lyer-illusion/

    [18] this: http://www.sharpbrains.com/blog/2006/10/28/visual-illusion-brain-teaser/

    [19] The Her­mann Grid: http://www.sharpbrains.com/blog/2006/12/24/the-hermann-grid-visual-illusion/

    [20] appear: http://www.sharpbrains.com/blog/2006/10/07/exercise-visual-brain-fun-brain-teaser/

    [21] par­al­lel?: http://www.sharpbrains.com/blog/2006/12/06/cool-visual-illusions/

    [22] see: http://www.sharpbrains.com/blog/2006/11/30/ambiguous-visual-illusion/

    [23] Ten visual illu­sions: http://www.sharpbrains.com/blog/2010/10/27/test-your-brain-with-these-top-10-visual-illusions/

    [24] Words in your brain: http://www.sharpbrains.com/blog/2008/02/09/brain-teaser-words-in-your-brain-learn-as-you-exercise/

    [25] party For polyglots: http://www.sharpbrains.com/blog/2007/04/09/brain-teaser-party-for-polyglots-introducing-wes-carroll-puzzle-master/

    [26] bus head­ing: http://www.sharpbrains.com/blog/2007/02/24/exercise-your-brains-visual-logic-brain-teaser/

    [27] Next Page: http://sharpbrains.com/brainteasers/brain-games-and-teasers-top-50/2/

    [28] Tow­ers of Hanoi: http://www.sharpbrains.com/blog/2006/10/08/exercise-brain-planning-puzzle/

    [29] Pat­tern recog­ni­tion brain teaser: http://www.sharpbrains.com/blog/2006/11/22/pattern-recognition-brain-teaser/

    [30] The Blind Beggar: http://www.sharpbrains.com/blog/2006/10/20/brain-puzzle-for-the-whole-brain-the-blind-beggar/

    [31] The Empty Triangle: http://www.sharpbrains.com/blog/2007/06/22/pattern-recognition-brain-teaser-the-empty-triangle/

    [32] tip­ping the scales: http://www.sharpbrains.com/blog/2007/06/15/brain-teaser-for-the-frontal-lobes-tipping-the-scales/

    [33] brain work­out: http://www.sharpbrains.com/blog/2007/02/09/brain-workout-for-your-frontal-lobes/

    [34] fork in the road: http://www.sharpbrains.com/blog/2007/06/01/executive-function-workout/

    [35] the Really, Really, Really Big Number: http://www.sharpbrains.com/blog/2007/05/17/the-really-really-really-big-number/

    [36] Unfin­ished thesis: http://www.sharpbrains.com/blog/2011/11/04/math-brain-teaser-unfinished-thesis/

    [37] The Unkind­est Cut of All (Part 1 of 2): http://www.sharpbrains.com/blog/2007/04/27/math-brain-teaser-the-unkindest-cut-of-all-part-1-of-2/

    [38] Con­cen­tric Shapes or The Unkind­est Cut of All (Part 2 of 2): http://www.sharpbrains.com/blog/2007/05/08/math-brain-teaser-concentric-shapes-or-the-unkindest-cut-of-all-part-2-of-2/

    [39] Google brain teasers: http://www.sharpbrains.com/blog/2007/09/05/executive-functions-google-microsoft-brain-teasers-and-news/

    [40] Con­sider Linda: http://www.sharpbrains.com/blog/2008/06/30/mind-teaser-consider-linda/

    [41] guessti­ma­tions: http://www.sharpbrains.com/blog/2006/09/18/brain-exercise-exercising-our-frontal-and-parietal-lobes/

    [42] guessti­ma­tions: http://www.sharpbrains.com/blog/2006/09/29/brain-exercise-games-frontal-and-parietal-lobes/

    [43] these faces: http://www.sharpbrains.com/blog/2006/09/27/emotions-and-faces-part-of-executive-intelligence/

    [44] Stress Man­age­ment: http://www.sharpbrains.com/blog/2007/03/18/brain-teaser-for-stress/

    [45] Sun­day After­noon Quiz: http://www.sharpbrains.com/blog/2007/06/10/sunday-afternoon-quiz/

    [46] A very impor­tant lit­tle guy: http://www.sharpbrains.com/blog/2006/10/04/brain-exercise-who-is-this/

    [47] men­tal rotation?: http://www.sharpbrains.com/blog/2010/09/28/test-your-mental-rotation-skills/

    [48] exer­cise your mem­ory and reasoning: http://www.sharpbrains.com/blog/2009/01/23/brain-teaser-to-exercise-your-memory-and-reasoning-skills/

    [49] What is going on with these pictures?: http://www.sharpbrains.com/blog/2008/09/13/games-for-the-brain/

    [50] Fun and Brainy Haikus: http://www.sharpbrains.com/blog/2008/07/26/top-25-brain-and-mind-haikus-yours/

    [51] A Brain Teaser for each Cog­ni­tive Ability: http://www.sharpbrains.com/resources/1-brain-fitness-fundamentals/brain-functions-perception-attention-memory-and-more/

    [52] Pre­vi­ous Page: http://sharpbrains.com/brainteasers/brain-games-and-teasers-top-50/

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