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We at Marbles are constantly working on products that will benefit one of the five areas of brain function: critical thinking, coordination, memory, word skills, and visual perception. But why choose just one? Enter Thinkamabob™ - the game that tickles every inch of your brain! Complete whatever your card's task is, before time runs out. However, if you can’t complete a challenge, be prepared...
Want to get your frontal lobe breaking a sweat? Make your blood pump to your cerebellum? Stretch your occipital lobe to its limits? Then you need to bend you brain! This first book from the team behind Marbles: The Brain Store offers puzzles and brain teasers to help enhance memory, build problem-solving skills, and reduce stress.
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Our bodies have a built in biological response know as Fight or Flight. When we are in danger this response is beneficial for survival, however, when we are in stressful, non-life threatening situations, our bodies have the same hormonal response as if we were in danger. This response can affect our ability to concentrate, to make decisions, to problem-solve and to communicate clearly. It can also inhibit sleep and keep our body’s immune system from functioning properly. Read More
We were able to interview Derek, the inventor of Telepathy, and learn how he came up with this game that uses logic, creativity and deductive reasoning to outdo your opponents!
Marbles: We are huge fans of Telepathy here at Marbles; can you tell us how you came up with the game? Read More
Our Brain Coaches get a lot of requests for brainy gift ideas. What do you recommend for a really smart child? My husband loves brain games, what would you suggest? My family has so many of your games, do you have anything new I can get them? I love to send my mother things to help keep her brain sharp, what do you have? Read More
Marbles: Congratulations on winning the 2011 Marbles Game Design Contest! What made you decide to enter the contest?
Ryan: My wife Kristin. She insisted that I should think up something for the contest so I brainstormed for a few minutes about what I did and didn’t like about strategy games and came up with the basic idea of Lutso pretty fast. Read More
I heard you were having a tough time crossing things off the list this year. Tell me about it, I’m about half way through my list and already up to my knees in yuletide carols. But I’m a guy and I think like a guy so usually my easiest person to shop for is…ummm, the guys. Read More