Mind Games Term Paper

2854 Words Mar 16th, 2015 12 Pages

Have you ever heard of mind games before? We are not talking about brain teasers or the John Lennon song, we’re talking about psychological games that almost everyone plays among each other all the time.

You may ask your self, why do we play games? We humans are curios about surrounding and environment, playing games that engage and challenge our curiosity makes us feel more aware brain power, and that in itself gives us a sensation unmatched and our activities. Games usually seek out stimuli just slightly more complex than their preferred level of stimulation and eventually games provide that sort of stimulation. They also
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Studies shown that doing puzzles, playing games or simply learning a new language can build neural works in the brain, also it is suggested that there is an association between keeping cognitively active and decreased risk of Alzhiemer’s disease. The following activities could keep you cognitively active.

Memory Games. Helps you not only test your memory but might also improve it, because this memory game stimulates many areas in your brain responsible for storing and retrieving information. You will be having fun while keeping fit, this memory game is one of the best classics but its effects is immense. Also you will be able to learn some tricks and techniques that will help you memorize effortlessly and efficiently.

Puzzles. They come in a variety of forms, from traditional crosswords and logic puzzles to word and number play. Solving puzzles requires you to think, process, and learn, and that is the fun part. You will find some cool puzzles in many application in an android phone or even in the internet.

Riddles. They are statements or questions having a double meaning. A riddle is of two types: enigmas, which are problems generally expressed in metaphorical or allegorical language that require ingenuity and careful thinking to find their solution, and

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