There have been many studies done on the benefits of doing jigsaw puzzles, and here are some of the results

  • improved memory
  • better problem solving skills
  • improved visual-spatial reasoning
  • increased IQ
  • increased attention to detail
  • improvement of short-term memory
  • longer life spans
  • less likelihood of developing Alzheimer’s disease, memory loss or dementia
  • exercises both the logical and creative parts of the brain
  • improves brain activity in persons suffering from Alzheimer’s, dementia or memory loss
  • improves fine motor skills
  • better collaboration when used as a group activity