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…It’s Website Wednesday: Games For The Brain?

Games For The Brain

Today’s website is Games For The Brain, a collection of challenging (and neverending) flash games, such as the previously featured Rotate game, along with various other quiz, memory, and brain games that are all designed to train your thinking. If you’re going to get addicted to an online game, why not make it something that you’ll at least get a little bit of benefit from?

[Games For The Brain]

…You can overclock your brain?


Responding to the phrase “use it or loose it”, Ririan Project has come up with 22 Ways To Overclock Your Brain. Because “your brain is at the center of everything you do”, it’s important to give it a nice little workout every now and then. With tips like Exercise Your Mind, Ask Why, Be A Fish Head, and Be A Thinker, Not A Drinker, you’re sure to find something that you can do to improve your grey matter.

[22 Ways To Overclock Your Brain]

[Via: LifeHack]

…The brain doesn’t like to practice?

According to a Stanford University study, no matter how often you practice something, you’ll never be able to do it the same way every time because your brain can’t plan the action in the same way every time. “It’s as if every time the brain plans a movement, it has to start form scratch. Practice and training can help improve certain actions, but humans and other primates simply aren’t wired for consistency like machines or computers”. So it’s not true; practice doesn’t make perfect. Who knew?


[Via: Digg]

…Toyota’s got a lot on its mind?

Toyota Brain

Apparently, this is what Toyota’s brain looks like. In an effort to show off the technical innovations that Toyota has achieved over the years, their Swedish division created this website called On Toyota’s Mind, and I’m guessing there’s a lot. Click around to find out what kinds of things Toyota has brought upon the world.

[On Toyota’s Mind]

[Via: Autoblog]

…Reversing your mouse is hard?


Here’s a game that’s sure to have your brain spinning circles in your head. Reverse takes the simple goal of moving your cursor from the starting position to the goal of each level, but reverses the direction your cursor moves to make sure you loose faith in your mousing abilities by the end of each level. Just don’t cheat and hold your mouse upside down, ‘cause cheaters never win.


[Via: Digg]