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A Jigsaw Puzzle To Flex Your Brain Muscles

Date July 12, 2019 01:59

Jigsaw puzzles are hardly new. We were all exposed to jigsaw puzzles in our youth. As toys, they are used to teach words, shapes, colors, and geography, and provide focused, quiet time for children and parents alike.

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They’re used in schools to educate, in waiting rooms to pacify, and are thought to develop fine motor skills in children and prepare them for reading.

Here we've got one lovely and easy challenge for you. Your task is to find the missing Jigsaw piece.

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This octopus seems to be missing a part of its tentacle, but which of the spare pieces suits the picture best?

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To solve this puzzle you have to concentrate and get your creative juices flowing.

In fact, there are quantifiable benefits to carrying this kind of activity into adulthood.

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So, here are some benefits of puzzles that might surprise you:

  • Jigsaw puzzles exercise the left and right sides of your brain at once;
  • Improve your short-term memory;
  • Improve your visual-spatial reasoning;

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  • Jigsaw puzzles are a great meditation tool and stress reliever;
  • People who do jigsaw and crossword puzzles have longer life spans with fewer chances of developing Alzheimer's disease, memory loss or dementia.

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Returning to our puzzle: Have you found the correct answer? If you still can't figure it out, let's help you out!

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Was it easy? We hope you enjoyed solving this lovely puzzle and making your brain work!

Share it with your friends and keep that brain sharp!

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