Your Brain Loves Puzzles

Did you know? Your brain loves puzzles. To complete a puzzle, you have to concentrate, remember things, and problem-solve. Puzzles can also spark your imagination and creativity! Scroll below for our favorite brain puzzles.

Brain Puzzles On the Go:

  • Name two objects for every letter in your first name. Work up to five objects, trying to use different items each time.
  • Look around you, wherever you are, and try to find 5 red objects that will fit in your pockets and 5 blue objects that are too big to fit. Switch colors for more fun!


Test Your Brain With These Optical Illusions

color illusion

Are the squares inside the blue and yellow squares all the same color?

optical illusion

Are the horizontal lines straight or crooked?

green flowers

Are the circles static or moving?


How many legs does this elephant have?

What do you see?


You should be able to perceive two different images (but probably not at the same time).

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Mental Rotation Brain Teaser


For each number in the matrix below, decide whether it is a normal or reversed number.

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Visual Perception Brain Teaser


Is the inner shape a real circle?

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Visual Brain Optical Illusion


Which square (A or B) is darker?

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The Limits of Our Perception and Perfection


Let’s try this fun Muller-Lyer Illusion — Which of the 2 circles surrounded by other circles is bigger?

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Turning Wheel Illusion

turning illusion

Look at this image of two wheels. Stare at the black dot in the center and slowly move your face toward and away from the image. What do you think notice happening?

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