Tag: brain

  • Synesthesia, Now in Technicolor

    I spotted a peculiar mental exercise pinned to the wall of pediatric doctor’s office today. It was apparently devised to a create a left-brain, right-brain conflict when one says the name of a color, rather than the word in which said color is applied. Since the left-brain processes language and the right color, some order […]

  • Are brain-games digital crack?

    Apparently, I signed up for the newsletter of brain-game designers Lumosity, whose various drills for dendrites leverage our natural neuroplasticity in an effort to find one’s lost marbles and change them from cat’s eyes into steelies. The fact that I don’t recall signing up for their brain-spam means I either need their services or their […]