Brain Teasers

Research shows that by using your brain, you increase its networks of connections. Try to overcome routine and monotony in our daily routines by approaching them in new ways or explore new ones. Mental stimulation enhances brain activity-put our brain to work with these ideas:

  • Dial the phone with your less dominant hand
  • Learn a new language
  • Brush your teeth and hair with the opposite hand
  • Pursue a new interest- music or arts
  • Write your name with your opposite hand
  • Count change only by feel
  • Play games and take part in mental aerobics on a regular basis such as crosswords, Sudoku, word searches

Brain Teaser #1

A man is trapped in a room with only two possible exits: two doors. Through the first door, there is a room constructed from magnifying glass. The blazing sun instantly fries anyone or anything that enters. Through the second door, there is a fire breathing dragon. How does the man escape?

Brain Teaser #2

You have a 3 gallon jug and a 5 gallon jug. You need to measure out exactly 7 gallons of water. How do you do it?