Do you enjoy solving brainteasers and riddles?
Are you the sort of person who thrives on the challenge of
cracking a secret code? It might interest you to know that
mind puzzles are more than just entertainment for a rainy
day. Indeed, such puzzles provide a "window" on
the workings of the human brain and on the process of cognition--the
ability to reason and think out abstract solutions to problems.
the capacity to think critically and to solve problems
creatively are two indicators of good mental health. In
this activity, you get a chance to flex your mental powers
in both areas. You and a small group of classmates will
work on some mind puzzles found at the Web sites listed
below under Health Links. You then create a puzzle of
your own, challenging other groups in the class to solve
it. To get started, click on the button that prints out
your worksheet. After spending some time at the various
puzzle pages, complete your worksheet.