Category Archives -Brain Training Games

Solving puzzles has many benefits for people of all ages, particularly seniors and retirees. One of the many advantages is that they provide the opportunity to engage in an activity that fosters  lifelong learning. A University of the Third Age may consider offering their members access to  crossword, codeword and sudoku puzzles.  Establishing a ‘digital puzzle club’ course can be a Read more…

Puzzles are a greatactivity for kids to do to help them boost their self esteem; and the best thing is that it can often happen quite unconsciously, because they are having too much fun to notice! Spelling long words can be a puzzle My favourite word in the dictionary is ‘sesquipedalian’, and it means (a person who is ‘given to Read more…

Panic attacks affect millions of people, young and old, around the world. They can be extremely debilitating.  However, we have some good news.  Research has discovered that solving a humble puzzle can be a useful tool to help keep them at bay. An article published in Psychology Today says that the best way to combat panic attacks is to engage Read more…

There are a number of different types of word puzzle games that you can solve to keep your brain fit and healthy.  Whatever your favourite, you can solve them leisurely on your own, or with a group of friends.  A morning/afternoon coffee break is ideal. Crosswords Did you know that there are a number of different layouts for crosswords?  According Read more…

We are all familiar with the popular saying “a busy mind is a happy one”, and there is strong support to the hypothesis that maintaining active cognitive function can help to ward off dementia in old-age, but how much truth is there in it? It’s surely also no surprise that millions of people across the world play brain training games Read more…