Tag Archives: Critical Thinking

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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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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Game Design Contest Winner

Congratulations to our Game Design Contest winner Dan Bavernik (& family) for the game Marble Groove. The Bavernik family received $2000, and will get to see their game produced by us to sell in our stores and online. The Barvernik 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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Interview with Lutso Inventor Ryan Jedlicka

In light of our 3rd annual game design contest, “Who’s Got Game?” we had Marbles’ very own Ryan Jedlicka answer a few questions regarding his entry into the contest. Ryan was the first winner of Marbles annual design contest in 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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Brain Benefits of Working Puzzles

Puzzles were a prominent part of my childhood. During the winter months, our dining room table often held a large piece of leftover wall paneling covered with jigsaw puzzles in progress.  I would sit with my mom and try to Read More >

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Best Seller: Rock Me Archimedes

Rock Me Archimedes has been an instant best seller in Marbles Stores since its release in October. Based on the concept of weight distribution and balancing, the game is beautifully simple, yet very strategic. Rock Me Archimedes was one of Read More >

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Why Do We Love Scary Stories?

Why do we love scary stories? Why do we enjoy that creeping sensation or jolt of terror when we read a ghost story or see a horror flick? Part of the answer has to do with biology. When we are Read More >

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