Sudoku is one of the most popular numbers games that is known around the world and is played by many from different parts of the world. The game is played using a grid of 9×9 where the players have to fill the boxes based on the rules of the game.
Sudoku is one of the games that is known to give a boost to your brain and can improve the mental health of your brain. It is known to have benefits for your mind and mental health and here are some of the ways by which solving Sudoku Puzzles can boost your brain:
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Improves your Memory
When playing Sudoku, your memory, and logic, both work side-by-side. Your memory is used when you have to memorize the numbers and solve the next box. Although the numbers are written there, you still memorize the numbers that you have previously used and in this way, your memory is improved.
Reduces the chances of developing Alzheimer’s
By playing and solving Sudoku puzzles, your mind is stimulated all the time. When your mind is stimulated then it is active and you can consider it as an exercise for your brain, solving sudoku puzzles which are based on logic, are a mental exercise for your brain and in this way keeps your brain fit & active and your chances of developing Alzheimer’s are reduced.
Increases your reaction time
When you start solving Sudoku puzzles in the start, then your reaction time will be prolonged because you’re not accompanied to the game and your reaction time isn’t that much developed but once you get a hold of the game and start solving puzzles then you will see that your reaction time improve day by day and this will also have an impact in real life, where your reaction times will be much better than before.
Increases your Concentration
Sudoku is one of the games that cannot be played without your full concentration. Without concentrating on the game, you won’t be able to solve the Sudoku puzzles because they require all of your attention. Even when you stop the puzzle in middle for a while and restart after a while then you will have to start thinking from the start. This game improves your concentration and makes you more focus, which is also beneficial and useful for real life too.
Improves your decision making capability
Sudoku puzzle can only be solved when your decisions are correct and you place the numbers at their optimal place; otherwise, you won’t be able to solve the puzzles. When you are new at solving the Sudoku puzzle then you will notice that your decision making and number placing abilities won’t be that good because you are not familiar with the game and haven’t played it that much but once you start solving the puzzle, you will notice that your overall decision-making ability will be improved very much as compared to before when you were new to solving the Sudoku puzzles.