Tag Archives: dexterity

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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Keeping the Easter Bunny’s Mind Sharp

The Easter Bunny stopped by the headquarters of Marbles The Brain Store to get some suggestions on how to improve his brain function. We know that creativity is extremely important to him, so we knew that Colorfall was a must-have. Read More >

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Brain Workshop: Four Square Kit with a Wonky Bit

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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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Juggle Your Way to a Healthy Brain?

According to a 2009 Oxford University study, learning to three-ball cascade juggle is associated with a transient and highly selective increase in gray matter in the occipito-temporal cortex.  (That’s just a an incredibly brainy was of saying that juggling is 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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A New Twist on the Puzzle (Literally)

We know that puzzles are good for strengthening the organization, fine motor tasks, and visualization areas of the brain.  Many studies have found that people who exercise their mind with jigsaw puzzles may have a smaller chance of being affected by Alzheimer’s, Read More >

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Fiddlesticks!

Our hands and brains share a very special relationship. They are constantly talking to one another, whether we realize it or not. Our hands are happiest when they can deliver information for our super computer brains to process. Next time Read More >

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Coming Soon: Touchy Feely – UPDATED

UPDATE – Touchy Feely is here and was just featured on the Today Show’s segment on Bridging the Generation Gap! We have many great products on their way to our shelves in the next few weeks. Normally we would wait Read More >

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Outdoor Fun This Memorial Day

It’s Memorial Day today, and besides being a day to honor soldiers who gave their lives in the service, it is also the unofficial beginning of the summer season, and a time when people are going outdoors. The weather’s nicer, Read More >

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