We've got loads of mind-twisting videos and tricky
puzzles that will give your brain a workout.
Check 'em out, then challenge your friends and family!
You can also watch Brain Games Sunday nights on the Nat Geo Channel. Check your local listings for details.
Face … or Pineapple? - Ep. 1
Check it out: Can you see a face in this upside-down picture? Watch this video to find out how our brains recognize people versus objects, then clue us in to figure out which is which!
Let Brain Games Guess Your Age - Ep. 5
Listen for all three sounds in this video. Why? Brain Games can guess your age just by which sounds you can hear!
Elephant Trunk Challenge - Ep. 2
Try this: Count how many extra elephant trunks you see in this image. Think you’re right?
Face-off Challenge - Ep. 6
You’ve been able to ID faces since you were a baby, once you understood that mouths, noses, and eyes are (usually!) always in the same place. But that knowledge may not work in this video!
Will You Watch This Video About Procrastination Now … or Later? - Ep. 3
Which type are you: the person who puts off chores or homework, or the one who gets things done? Play this dot game to find out!
One Photo: Three Ages - Ep. 7
Put these photos in order of age, from youngest to oldest. Then learn how one person can look younger and older depending on how you look at the photo.
In Your Face Challenge - Ep. 4
Here’s a fun test: Out of eight faces, which one stands out the most? Good luck figuring out why before the video reveals the answer.
We Dare You to Move Your Foot and Finger at the Same Time - Ep. 8
Try to do two movements at once with your foot and your finger. Now see what happens when you try both movements at the same time.
Do You Have a Sixth Sense? - Ep. 12
Try this: Check out the red and green dots in this video. They’re going to disappear. When they reappear, decide if the dots are any different. The answer will surprise you.
This Amazing Image Has A Secret - Ep. 13
Your brain can actually be tricked into seeing motion. Want proof? Stare at this image and figure out if the lines are moving.
Soccer Ball Shocker - Ep. 14
Test your reaction time by quickly holding up your hand to block the soccer ball as it comes at you. See how many you can block to check your reaction time!
Memory Trick - Ep. 15
Too cool for school! Here's a simple memory shortcut to remember the order of names of the kings and queens in these paintings.
Right or Left Hand Game - Ep. 16
Test your powers of spatial perception by determining if this is a right hand or a left hand.