Tag Archives: Visual Perception

Thinkamabob – The Game That Tickles Every Inch of Your Brain

Back in early 2011, Chief Merchant and co-Founder of Marbles: The Brain Store, Scott Brown, had an idea. Marbles had been around for almost four years, and while Brown was having a great time going to trade shows and toy 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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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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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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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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Marbles Makes Design Student’s Dream Come True

In the fall of 2011, I enrolled for a product design course with the Columbia College Art & Design School that challenged students to develop new toys and games for Marbles: The Brain Store.  We were tasked with creating the next 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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Under the Radar Gem: UberArc 3200

From Best Sellers to Featured New Arrivals to Marbles Originals, there are so many great games to choose from. But sometimes a product doesn’t get as much attention as we think it deserves. This post attempts to redress that wrong, Read More >

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