Why Puzzles Are Good for Your Child’s Development | Proeves Learning Lab

Puzzles are a great family activity or solo time pass. They give power to brain. No wonder puzzles are so much fun!

Puzzles Exercise Both Sides of Brain

The two hemispheres of brain control different functions. The left side of brain controls analytic and logical thinking and the right-side controls creativity. When we are working on puzzles, both sides of brain are working together.

They Improve Memory

Puzzles reinforce the connections between our brain cells and form new ones so they are a good way to improve memory. 

They Improve Problem-Solving Skills

When we solve problems and think critically it is useful in almost any life situation and puzzles can help to develop these skills. 

They Improve Visual and Spatial Reasoning

Puzzles are fantastic for improving visual performance. They improve cognitive ability through recognition of shapes, colors and basic patterns. 

They Enhance Your Mood

They are Mood-booster; When you solve a puzzle, your brain’s production of dopamine  increases. These neurotransmitters helps make us feel happier and can impact our memory, motivation and concentration.

They Lower Your Stress Levels

Solving a jigsaw puzzle together has many health benefits and can help reduce stress and improve memory.

They can Improve Your IQ Score

Puzzles are a great way to improve one’s IQ levels. They are a great way of keeping your mind in-tune and in developing logical thinking and cognitive skills.