Math games – the importance of numbers for our psychological health

Fun and interesting games are loved by people of all ages. However, it's even cooler when games are both entertaining and beneficial. This is exactly what math games are. There is a huge variety of nice board games for adults and kids that are connected with numbers. They can be a great gift for men, women, colleagues or relatives. Because math is useful and we gonna explain why.

Scientists from Duke University in the United States obtained amazing research results. They found that math not only trains our brain, but also contributes to the preservation of psychological health. Psychological health is the absence of strongly expressed emotional experiences in a person's life that prevent it from achieving goals and objectives of the everyday life. Psychological health is a broader concept than mental health. In fact, it is health that makes us feel happy.

Researchers found, that math practice involves certain parts of our brain, which are responsible for developing of psychological and emotional self-regulation. The results of the study were published in the journal "Clinical Psychology." This study proves that activation of brain area, which is responsible for math calculations, helps to control thoughts in emotionally difficult situations. Feeling nervous? Play math games! Board games for adults (such as "Tic-tac-toe" or "Achi") are able to safe thousands of nerve cells and to keep your head clear.

"We don't know exactly why this is so, but it fits into our hypothesis that the ability to do math calculations may allow you to learn self-regulation in difficult emotional situations, - professor Skalt noted, - allowing you not to dwell on one negative image and experience."

Was this information cogent? If the answer is "yes", then it's time to look for some nice math games. This kind of games is versatile, because it can be an appropriate gift for men, women, kids, adults and so on.
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