Brain games can be classified as vital tools which are used to exercise the brain. They provide training and mental activity to our brain. Researchers have found that our brain can be trained to be much superior to a computer. Brain games stimulate the brain and channel out other means of cognitive benefits such as improving memory, focus and attention; enhancing logical and creative thinking; as well as developing imagination; and increasing ideas for problem-solving.
This mode of exercise is perfect for any age since our brain has over millions of nerves that control the entire system in our body. In other words, our brain acts as a central system, controls our thoughts, movements, memories and decisions.
Brain games help children build strong cognitive skills which help to increase a child's intellect, not only academically but also via skills to lead a successful life.
It is also found that brain games may prevent learning disabilities if they are used to stimulate a child’s brain at a younger age or even before kindergarten years.
As parents, many of us still use traditional methods of teaching our children. Generally, the ultimate result that a parent would like their child to achieve is that, they must be able to recognise characters such as “A, B, C,” but we fail to realise that this only develops a child with fixed results or objectives.
This will not help our child develop memory, concentration, attention, language skills, and visual and logical thinking.
Today, parents can opt to give their kids brain games to play with to help them develop these skills.
Today's children are exposed to a lot of stress. Apart from physical exercise, we also need to expose them to mental exercises via brain games.
Brain games can help to break the routine and give our brain a healthy and fun way to relax. Best of all, enhancing cognitive skills is something that can help both children and adults.
Patricia Jane A/P Baby Nileg @ Patrick