Thinking Games

If thinking is a skill, as modern research suggests it is, then it can be improved. While some people seem to have a genuine ability to think clearly, solve problems quickly and logically work though puzzles and riddles, many others struggle with thinking games. This doesn’t mean they are dumb or lazy but that their minds just haven’t been trained well enough to achieve peak thinking performance.

All of us have to think to some degree just to get through our daily lives but all of us also have the ability to train our brains to improve how we think, the speed at which we can make clear, informed decisions and how well our short term and long term memory retention is.

Thinking games are one way of challenging the brain to think more clearly. Like any other skill we posses if we don’t actively exercise our thinking ability the skill will become rusted over time and be less than acute when we need it most.

If you once had a great outside jump shot in basketball but neglected to practice for a few months you can’t expect yourself to take the court and start sinking shots right away. That skill will require hours of practice before you are back at your playing level. Thinking is no different. The more time we spend watching television and playing video games the weaker our thinking ability becomes because the TV is doing the thinking for us.

There are a wide variety of thinking games available online that let you challenge your brain to think faster, more clearly and logically. From simple puzzles and riddles to more advanced math problems, chess and Sudoku thinking games get your brain into an active rather than passive mode and stimulates your thinking abilities to find solutions to the problems.

Like optical illusions many people struggle to solve puzzles and games because they can’t see the problem. Thinking games help train your brain to logically break down a problem or riddle and then understand what the solution is. This is a skill that takes time, practice and repetition to really see results. This also helps when explaining to kids why they need to take algebra and geometry… you may never find the value for “x” but at least you will know how to solve a complicated problem with superior thinking skills.

There are a wide variety of thinking games available online that let you challenge your brain to think faster, more clearly and logically. From simple puzzles and riddles to more advanced math problems, chess and Sudoku thinking games get your brain into an active rather than passive mode and stimulates your thinking abilities to find solutions to the problems.

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