Attention Exercises

Exercises that involve focusing attention or using attentional skills to scan the environment engage neurons mostly in the parietal lobes of the brain (in yellow here).
Try the 2 exercises below to stimulate your attention and concentration skills.


Spot the oddball

Find the one letter that is different from the other.
(Scroll to the bottom of the page for solutions)

L L L L L L L L L L L
L L L L L L L L L L L
L L L L L L L L L L L
L L L L L L L L L L L
L L L L L L L L L L L
L L L L L L L L L L L
L L L L L L L L L L L
L L L L L L L L L L L
L L L L L L L L L L L
L L L L L L L L L L L
L L I L L L L L L L L
L L L L L L L L L L L
L L L L L L L L L L L
L L L L L L L L L L L


Find the differences

There are 5 differences between these 2 pictures: Can you find them?
(Scroll to the bottom of the page for solutions)


 


 

Spot the oddball: Solution
There is an “I” among the Ls: 3rd column form the left, 4th row from the bottom

Find the differences: Solutions
1.    The number 3 on the license plate
2.    The man next to the woman with a pink shirt
3.    The green light on the traffic light
4.    The blue and white sign on the white wall of the building at the back of the picture
5.    The opening in the brick wall on the left of the picture (behind the red car)