Logic Grid Puzzles – Word Games For Brain Training

Long before Sudoku hit the scene there were Logic Grid Puzzles. Developed by Lewis Carroll (besides writing Alice In Wonderland, he was also a mathematician and logician), these logic puzzles rely on deducing a complex solution from only a few pieces of information.  It’s a pretty nerdy past time, but if you get into it they’re fairly addicting.  Check it out in the app store.

(Here’s a quick little tutorial and overview of the app)

Plus, these types of word problems and logic puzzles are showing up with increasing regularity on standardized academic tests like the SAT, LSAT, and GRE. So beyond just being a fun past time, they’re also a great way to prepare yourself for higher level learning.