Puzzles and brain games

This page lists some ideas about where you can go on the web for challenging brain teasers and activities.  These can be a fun way to keep your brain active, but remember they are no guarantee against developing dementia and your brain needs a variety of activities to exercise its different parts.

Try our Quizzes to see how much you know about Your Brain Matters and Your Amazing Brain, and test your Music Knowledge.

The Games for the Brain website has many different types of games challenging different cognitive skills.

The BrainBashers website has games, puzzles, jigsaws, brain teasers, riddles, optical illusions and more.

The Cognitive Fun website helps you learn about and challenge your brain by trying out actual cognitive tests used in neuroscience.

The Neuroscience for Kids website has Brain Games and Memory Experiments that you can do online, that are fun for all ages, not just for kids.

The ProProfs Brain Games website has puzzles, logic games, word games, brain teasers and more, and you can even create your own puzzle or game.

Call the National Dementia Helpline on 1800 100 500 for questions, information, advice.


Your Brain Matters was supported by funding from the Australian Government under the Chronic Disease Prevention and Service Improvement Fund from July 2012 to June 2015.



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