Tag Archives: continual learning

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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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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BrainSessions- Which Brain Are You?

People love our stores and our website because of all of the brainy fun products we offer.  We know our customers are excited to get the latest and best games and puzzles for their families, friends and themselves. But we Read More >

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Nifty & Handy Things Your Grandparents Knew

If you enjoy books with interesting information and a leaning towards nostalgia, check out How to Build a fire: And Other Handy Things Your Grandfather Knew and How to Sew a Button: and Other Nifty Things Your Grandmother Knew.  Compiled Read More >

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Senior Citizens Day

In 1988, President Ronald Reagan declared August, 21st to be National Senior Citizens Day. This day is meant to be a celebration of seniors and was created to encourage younger generations to spend time with their elders or do volunteer Read More >

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Marbles University–Enhance Creativity

It’s that time of year again when kids will be heading back to school. Whether you are in school or just a lifelong learner, our Marbles University featured products are fun and interesting products that will keep your brain sharp Read More >

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Game Play Builds Intelligence

Do you believe you are either born with the know-how to solve this puzzle or are not? Or does your intelligence increase with practice? Read on about this debate and leave us your solution to this IQ puzzle in the Read More >

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New Studies Confirm Benefits of Exercising the Brain

This is fantastic news and needs to be shared: “exercising your brain is good for you and it may keep you healthier in a cognitive way much longer, even if you have early diagnosis of dementia.” In the past month there have been even more studies showing the benefits of keeping yourself cognitively stimulated by doing simple things such as playing games and staying socially engaged. Read More >

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The Anatomy of Abalone

In the realm of Critical Thinking and Strategy games, it is easy to get lost in the deluge of fun and intensive games. However, amongst the cream of the crop games found on the shelves at Marbles, Abalone stands above the rest for sheer cognitive rigor and strategic complexity. Read More >

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Playing Games May Reduce Alzheimer’s Pathology

Higher cognitive activity in young and middle-aged adults is associated with lower levels of Alzheimer’s pathology, published in Archives of Neurology , January 23, 2012,

We all need to learn to play new games and partake in cognitive activities according to the main outcome measured in this most recent study. Read More >

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