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Sudoku: its mental benefits

Different studies confirm that playing free online Sudoku has many mental benefits: it stimulates logic, has a playful function, stimulates memory and reasoning, the ability to concentrate and prevents cognitive decline.

Recent research shows that playing mind games, exercises neurons in a way that makes them more resistant to harmful agents such as drugs, some diseases and would prolong their longevity.

When our brain cells are stimulated, many unused connections are reactivated. A group of genes have been found that make inactive neurons work and give the others greater longevity.

Online Sudoku stimulates therapeutic thought patterns and may even halt the progress of Alzheimer's.

Mental stimulation works in the brain like physical activity does in the body. It is necessary to exercise the mind as it atrophies if it is not used, and it also serves to delay brain aging. Hobbies use logic are good for neurons. These reinforce memory, literacy skills, intellect.

Myelin in our brain has the function of allowing the transmission of nerve impulses through neurons, the more active the brain is, the more myelin is produced, preventing deterioration.

Web Sudoku is an activity that both young and old can do, but it is true that it is a recommended activity for older people, since it exercises brain activity.

Sudoku was created by Leonhard Euler, an 18th century Swiss mathematician. Euler used the Latin square system to perform probability calculations. This mathematical game originated in the late 1970s in New York and became popular in Japan in the mid-1980s, when it was published in a Japanese newspaper. Peaking in popularity in 2005, when it began to be published in newspapers. With the arrival of new technologies, it has hardly been affected since they also exist for Smartphone.

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