Author Archives: Paulette

If You Were Stranded on a Deserted Island

  This week our BrainCoaches were asked what one product from our store would they want if they were stranded on a deserted island.  Some of the items were their favorites, some would definitely assume you had other people on Read More >

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Lindsay’s Picks for Summer Vacation

Our CEO, Lindsay Gaskins, loves to play.  Whenever we get a new batch of games, she is one of the first to buy them.  I asked her about an order she placed today and she said these were all things Read More >

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Dad’s Brain

Most dads would agree that having a child completely changed their life. Did you know that it also changed their brains? Studies have shown that a father’s contact with his newborn child actually rewires the brain and stimulates the creation Read More >

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Mothers of Great Minds Quiz

In honor of Mother’s Day we gathered some information on the mothers of some famous brains. Can you figure out which mother gave birth to which brilliant mind? 1. She loved to play the piano and enrolled her son in Read More >

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Staff Favorites–Spring Product Launch

If you have been to one of our locations, you know that our BrainCoaches know how to play all of the games. When the new items come in, we have to scramble to learn them so we can explain them Read More >

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The BRAIN Initiative

When we first opened the store there was not much mentioned in the media about the brain or brain fitness. Over the past two years there has been an explosion of articles, news specials and documentaries. Now the big news Read More >

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Brain Food Challenge

When you work in an office with a group of people for a while, you get to know their habits; for instance, eating habits.  Our CEO orders Jimmy Johns almost every day.  Our media director is on the P90X diet, Read More >

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Brains and Bracketology

March Madness and Bracketology are relatively new to me. Last year was the first time I had ever completed brackets. It was a lot of work and was very rewarding to get the most points in my pool. For those of you who are unfamiliar with these terms, I am referring to the chart that over 5 million people complete predicting how teams will advance in the NCAA tournament. Read More >

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Love Your Brain! Brain Awareness Week

At Marbles: The Brain Store we pride ourselves on the brainy games and puzzles that we carry. We strive to offer fun and challenging products to help your brain.  But we are not just concerned about selling products. We also Read More >

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Smile!

It was cold and snowy today and my bus ride to work was typical—packed with sleepy, slightly grumpy people who are just ready for the weekend.  No one looks at each other or interacts unless they have to.  Even when Read More >

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