Many people need to count sheep in order to fall asleep. But sheep are useful for far more than sleep aid — they can also serve as a fun way to train your brain. For example, you can try to spot the sleeping sheep in this viral brainteaser.
Hidden object games are a great way to keep your mind sharp. After all, a healthy brain requires daily exercise. Dumbbells just won’t do; you need challenging puzzles, riddles, optical illusions and more.
If you’re looking for brain teasers, you’ve come to the right place. Tap or click here for a few crazy optical illusions that will test your eyes. We’ve also got a fun animal-themed visual test that’s way harder than counting sheep.
It’s not easy to spot the sleeping sheep
It’s a beautiful, sunny day on the farm in the picture below. A few lambs, but no rams, and lots of fluffy white sheep are grazing in this pasture.
But one of them is unlike the others. There are several ebony-colored animals in this photo, but the true black sheep of the group is the one that’s fast asleep. If “ewe” can find the snoozing sheep, we’ll be seriously impressed.
Baaaah the way… there’s also a herding dog hiding in the photo. Can you find her too?
As you look, here’s a quick tech tip that can change your life. If you need to count sheep in order to fall asleep, it’s about time for an upgrade. The secret to falling asleep faster may be less complicated than you think.
Basically, the military teaches soldiers a far more effective way to fall asleep. Counting sheep just won’t cut it.
If you want to be healthy, you need to get a lot of sleep. That’s why everyone needs a good strategy for falling asleep quickly. According to the University of Michigan, your brain is doing a lot of important work while you’re asleep.
To put it simply, sleep is essential for the well-being of every part of your body. Basically, while you sleep, your brain is setting you up for success the next day. For the sake of your future self, make sure you get a lot of shut-eye.
Can’t find the hidden animals? Here’s the answer key
We circled the answers in red so you could see what you were missing. Here’s the dog — as well as the tired sheep:
Don’t worry if you couldn’t spot the sleeping sheep in less than 10 seconds. Hidden object games are pretty hard for newbies. Luckily for you, we have all sorts of similar games you can use to hone your skills.
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