We just found another puzzle for you to solve on the internet, and this one is a doozy. What looks like an extremely simple logic problem is really far more difficult than you’d expect.
In fact, it is precisely because of your expectations that this very simple solution is so difficult to arrive at. We will let you spend a few moments trying to figure out the puzzle’s answer, and then give you the solution at the end of the article.
There are lots of tests you can take on the interwebs that can put you through the paces and find out just how astute you are. This made us want to look at different ways our brain attains and then retains information.
Visual memory is just one aspect to how we experience and respond to our world. There are a number of other types of memory that combine to give the human brain more firepower than any other animal. Here are some other ways we retain and retrieve information.
Procedural memory is a long term type of memory that is developed by the practicing of a certain activity, like riding a bike or playing a drum solo. It becomes something you don’t even have to think about consciously. Also referred to as motor skills, or “muscular” memory, Athletes and musicians are really good at this, but we all use it, like when we swim, or walk.
Episodic memory is based on personal experiences. Although scientists don’t yet fully understand how it works, it is wrapped up with emotions. This is the kind of memory that helps you recall how you felt, who you were with, and where you were, when you found out there is no such thing as Santa Claus… Oops. Too late for a spoiler alert?