Solving Puzzles Builds a Better Brain, According to Research

Research shows keeping the mind active may delay symptoms of dementia and Alzheimer's disease. 

More reasons to keep playing Wurdle and all those word games.  Doing so is like taking your brain to the gym for a good workout.  Solving puzzles engages both the right and left sides of the brain which works your cognitive thinking.   It’s pumping your reasoning skills as the brain has to look at the bigger picture and you’re sharpening your attention to detail while not overlooking the smallest of details in the larger picture.   It also builds your memory and mental speed.   Solving puzzles builds new connections in your brain.  You are also toning up your problem solving skills when the pieces don’t fit, as it forces you to try a new approach.   Research shows keeping the mind active may delay symptoms of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.