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Gift Bundles for Grads

“At commencement you wear your square-shaped mortarboards. My hope is that from time to time you will let your minds be bold, and wear sombreros.” – Paul Freund Now that school’s out for your favorite grad, we’ve gathered gifts that Read More >

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Creating Creatively

Creativity can be elusive. Sometimes you feel the creative spark and other times you stare, for what seems like hours, at a blank page or screen. (Like me as I am trying to write this blog!) Read More >

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Play at Work

We tend to associate play solely with childhood. Kids are supposed to play, but when adults play it is often viewed as “goofing off” or being unproductive. However, play is highly beneficial to our brains and can ultimately improve our productivity. In his book entitled Play, Dr. Stuart Brown explains that play stimulates nerve growth in the amygdla (the area that processes emotion) and in the prefrontal cortex where executive decisions are processed. He also states that play promotes new connections between neurons. In play, we create scenarios and systems that we can test out without fear of failure or severe consequences. As a result, we set up the neural pathways that will help us navigate through real life situations. Read More >

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Brain games to bring in the New Year!

Bringing in the New Year with a bunch of brains that like to party? Check out some of our great games that will make your party the place to be!

Morphology – #2 on Time Magzine’s Best Toys of 2010! Read More >

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Questions with Kate – All About Morphology

We had the opportunity to hear from Kate, the creator of Morphology and find out how she came up with this addicting game!

Marbles: You started working on Morphology in 2002. What prompted you to start designing a board game?

Kate: I grew up playing games with my family during summer nights at the lake and snowy winter evenings at home Read More >

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