Three Reasons to Tackle a Puzzle

Written by Art in the News. Posted in 2000 piece jigsaw puzzles, 500 piece jigsaw puzzle

Not everyone gravitates to puzzling. In the age of online games and technology, many people have eschewed old-fashioned hobbies like puzzles. However, taking the time to do a 2000 piece puzzle at the end of a busy day can be both calming and delightfully challenging, allowing you to have fun while you problem solve. Don’t believe it? Here are three scientifically-proven reasons that puzzles are like good for your mind.

Puzzles are Good for Brain Development

Working on a puzzle every day helps with memory recall, increases attention, and improves problem solving skills. An unsolved puzzle appears to have many different solutions, but only one is correct. Puzzlers, particularly those working on difficult 1000 or 2000 piece puzzles, must remember what pieces fit where and analyze each piece to put together a cohesive picture. In addition, working on a puzzle combines body movement with logic, which actually works your mind even more. This is especially good for children, ev