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New: 5 Fun "Brain" Games on SparkPeople


Wednesday, November 12, 2008


Physical exercise, good nutrition, social connection, and mental stimulation all help ensure that your brain remains sharp and agile, no matter what your age. We've partnered with Happy Neuron to bring you 5 interactive games that you can play here at SparkPeople to help keep your mind sharp! As incentive, you can earn 3 SparkPoints (max 3 points/day) for playing a Brain Game—just look for the "Get SparkPoints" button below the game screen when you've finished.

Click here to check out the games, which are located in the Wellness section (under the Healthy Lifestyle Tab).

We hope you enjoy this new feature!
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Member Comments About This Blog Post:
ELECTRICGAL 1/25/2011 9:15PM

    Hi, I have a freind who is coming to this site as well and she told me about the brain games but I cannot find where they are. I looked under the wellness section but I could not find them.
Could you help me please?
Thanks

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LEEMC821 10/13/2009 9:32PM

  Where are the games,,, I miss them....please bring them back. emoticon

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DUNDAE 9/18/2009 11:19AM

  Thanks!

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BEVPRESLEY 12/29/2008 11:13PM

    I miss the games, please bring them back.


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TIFFYFANNY 12/29/2008 11:42AM

    What happened to the games and the points that we used to earn for playing them???? emoticon

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ANGELGAL01 12/28/2008 1:51PM

    Very disappointed that the games are gone. I love these games especially as I wind down from my day. Please bring them back!

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MNNSAIDE 12/27/2008 6:25PM

    Where are the games? Please bring them back! Need to feed my brain.

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LJRADTKE 12/24/2008 8:13AM

  What happened to Brain Games? I was really enjoying the challenge. What's up?

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VINKLE 12/23/2008 9:20AM

    Where have the Brain Games gone?

I looked forward to challenging myself every morning but they seem to have vanished after only a couple of weeks. Are they going to return?

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BUTTERFLYFAERIE 12/22/2008 10:23PM

    I was trying to get my Secret Files fix and the games are missing! emoticon

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NANCYJAC 11/17/2008 5:03PM

    Actually, I am finding all of these new spark domains (recipes, blogs, daily spark, location specific, etc. are just becoming unnecessairly complex and unmanagable. It would sure be more convenient to have one single home page to log on to and be able to navigate to everything from. It seems as though in some cases you can do that (like adding a link to sparkrecipes in my customized side bar) but in other cases (like the SP expert blogs and the daily spark site, it seems to require browsing to a different site and logging on again. I either ened up with aq dozen browser windows open or get totally lost trying to back up to the site/paqe I came from.

Ooops, sorry, case in point. I meant to post my comment to another blog entry, but since I had to scroll all the way to the bottom of the page to get to the comment window, it got posted to what happened to be the last blog on this page.l

Comment edited on: 11/17/2008 5:03:12 PM

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100LBLIGHTER 11/14/2008 2:28PM

    I tried the games and they are fun...I need something to keep my brain sharp. Thanks, Grace emoticon

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VRCATON 11/14/2008 1:40AM

    The games are fun - thanks for adding them!

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KELSPRETTYGIRL 11/13/2008 10:33PM

    I hope I can check 'em out soon!

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SLAYINGDRAGONS 11/13/2008 12:36PM

    I was delighted to find this addition to SparkFun! Realizing the importance of fun for the brain to stimulate and make new neurons as I age, I have been tracking as another goal, the number of times I play games throughout the week! You guys just made my day by emphasizing the importance in this way!!!
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RAINRUN 11/13/2008 11:58AM

    THIS IS GREAT! Our minds are just as important!
thanks!

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JOURNEYINGJEM1 11/13/2008 10:44AM

    these are no sissy games thank you

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ONLYTEMPORARY 11/13/2008 12:26AM

    These are fun. Thank you for thinking of us again! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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MRSHONEYC 11/12/2008 11:45PM

    I tried out the games and found them interesting, different and fun! Thanks!

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BLUESKY104 11/12/2008 9:30PM

    What a super addition to the site emoticon emoticon

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SHERI1969 11/12/2008 9:18PM

    The games are awesome! They say as you age your brain shrinks. With these types of games, it has got to at least stay the same size! lol emoticon emoticon

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JENIFIREHARP 11/12/2008 9:16PM

    Already noticed them, played two of them, and am happy to report I enjoyed them!

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RHARRI 11/12/2008 8:59PM

    Thanks again, for another great addition to SP!

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DOWNEASTCAGUN 11/12/2008 8:47PM

    THANKS! I've played these games on the original site and they are a GREAT addition to SPARK ... we need to tone our bodies AND our minds! Thanks!

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BJUMPINGFORJOY 11/12/2008 8:47PM

    Love it. It is great.

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MARYANNE4403 11/12/2008 8:24PM

    i love it, it's great, thanks so much for adding it

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HEARTOFCHRIST 11/12/2008 8:10PM

    Loves it!!!

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MAUREEN19640824 11/12/2008 7:32PM

    Fun Fun Fun!

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JOE731 11/12/2008 5:18PM

    Thank you they are great!!

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SPARKLINGHOPE 11/12/2008 4:54PM

    This was a great addition for people who like games like me!

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REDNECKFEMINIST 11/12/2008 4:03PM

    I have had fun with these games!

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VELRENO 11/12/2008 3:50PM

    Love the games and love new ways to get points. I LOVE SPARK POINTS!!!!

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KIMUSH23 11/12/2008 3:14PM

    Love them already!

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MAMMAMICHELLE 11/12/2008 3:06PM

    I love brain games . . . Thanks SparkGuy! emoticon

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BAUM603 11/12/2008 2:24PM

  Thanks I am going to try them out. have a good day.

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PIANO*LADY 11/12/2008 2:15PM

    I adore computer games, so thank you! I like the way I can adjust the speed/level of the first one I tried.

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TAZ675 11/12/2008 1:41PM

    They are awesome! Thank you!!

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DANNI10 11/12/2008 1:35PM

    Great idea. I love the games as an addition to my "Spark Day". It is good to get the brain going first thing in the morning!

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SASSY_QUEEN 11/12/2008 1:13PM

    Love them....absolutely great idea...I am always wishing people well on their quest to be happy....body, mind and soul....and now..you have stuff to help us keep our minds healthy...what will you think of next? I thank you......JO

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JULISNEWLIFE 11/12/2008 1:12PM

  The games are a great idea and I appreciate the chance to increase my mental fitness as well as my physical fitness on Spark, but it is rather frustrating that the points are not being awarded

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SKISINCO 11/12/2008 1:12PM

    Love it, I've played the last couple of days, but I don't have the "Get SparkPoints" button anywhere on the page. The only thing I see are the Restart, Results, Compare, and Comments buttons. I've looked everywhere and yes I've successfully completed the game(s).

I'm not too concerned though as I know this is a new feature and there may be some bugs that need to be worked out. I'll just keep trying and hopefully I'll see the elusive sparkpoints button! =)

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CARLI_MAE 11/12/2008 1:04PM

    Yup, I saw them last night ... at an hour when I decided I was definitely NOT very awake, so will play them when I at least have a chance (lol) ... was thinking of starting a little mini-challenge on my team once in a while -- got munchies? play a brain game instead!
Carli

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RAVON27 11/12/2008 1:02PM

    I thought this was a great idea when I first saw it. But now I am addicted to the word game and can't stop playing it. HELP! hahaha!

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DAWNO64 11/12/2008 1:02PM

    The games are fun!! Thanks for giving us a treat!

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PHEBESS 11/12/2008 1:01PM

    This is great - have fun and exercise the brain at the same time!!

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MAEWINGS 11/12/2008 12:56PM

    Ah, cool games! Now there's something I like! Nothing like brain games, too! Wahoo..thanks! emoticon

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