Why You Should Finally Learn To Solve a Rubik's Cube
Let’s admit, we all have had a Rubik’s cube at least once in our childhood but never had the patience or perseverance to solve it to its completion.
But now, the time has arrived that we finally pick the forgotten Rubik’s cube again and finally try our hands on it.
Amidst the Pandemic, we are left with almost no options to engage ourselves with. All we do round the clock is either zoom meetings or Netflix. So, in order to give your mind that intellectual stimulation and also bring back some entertainment, it's time that we finally give the Rubik’s cube a chance.
So, to prove the eligibility of the Rubik’s cube, here are some of the reasons - why you should finally learn to solve a Rubik’s cube.
So, without any further wait, let's delve in the reasons.
Solving a Rubik’s cube is tough if you are handling it for the first time. The solution of a Rubik’s cube leads to several trial and error situations, but you need to keep going on as you never know, maybe the next move could help you get closer to its solution. Moreover, at times one has to repeat the whole algorithm from scratch in order to reach its solution. Thus, the whole try and repeat algorithm increases patience and perseverance.
- IMPROVES MEMORY
The solution of a Rubik’s cube requires the implementation of different algorithms and for that one has to be well aware of both our previous move and the forthcoming move. Every move that one does has to be retained in our memory for our next move to land successfully and lead to complete execution of the algorithm. Thus, with continuous practice, solving a Rubik’s cube does help in improving memory.
In today’s world, everything is a click away. We want to know about something, we google it; we want to book tickets, we book it online instantly; we want to meet our friends, we video call them, and many more. The World has become small and we have gotten ourselves in a habit of instant gratification. Thus, in order to break that chain and build one’s concentration and focus, we can use the help of a Rubik’s cube.
IMPROVES PROBLEM-SOLVING SKILLS
The way in which you approach the solution of the cube is very similar to the way you approach life. Every twist, every turn, and every move, brings some of the other problems in the puzzle of Rubik’s cube or life. Thus, Rubik’s cube could be thought of as a mini-universe where one can enrich and polish our problem-solving skills, and make ourselves ready for figuring out the actual solutions of life.
With continuous practice and learning of speedcubing, you can also get great eye-hand coordination along with great reflexes. Speedcubers have such great reflexes and coordination that they could solve a Rubik's cube in just three seconds. So, basically, they are using their mind, fingers, and eyes, all at the same time, while solving difficult algorithms to solve a Rubik's cube. Great, right?
CAN BREAK ADDICTIONS
It is scientifically researched that a Rubik’s cube is great in breaking down mild addictions in individuals. Addictions such as nail-biting, fidgeting, and other similar kinds of addiction could be easily broken by a Rubik’s cube. A Rubik’s cube keeps your hands, eyes, and mind, busy thus making your mind busy, which distracts you from thinking about situations that lead you to your addictions. Moreover, Rubik's cube could also be used to calm down mild anxiety as it is a great distraction. So, if you are anxious before a class presentation or an office meeting, then just solve your Rubik’s cube and you'll be good to go.
HELPS TO ENTERTAIN
In this current pandemic, when we all are overwhelmed with repeat sources of entertainment, a Rubik’s cube is definitely a refreshing rescue and a great source of entertainment. A Rubik’s cube has the tendency to keep you busy for hours, moreover, if you solve the Rubik’s cube and is willing to look for a more levelled up version of these twisty puzzles then you can go ahead and try the amazing variants of the cube such as the ghost cube, the axis cube, and many more.
These amazing benefits of the Rubik’s cube would definitely lure you in finally learning to solve this amazing and interesting twisty puzzle.
In this world of technology, Rubik’s cube brings a sense of old-school. A toy that does not operate with batteries, requires manual work instead of any remote control and involves people participation on the forefront is definitely a toy to keep. In the world that we are living today, a Rubik's cube could help to create a balance in our lives and definitely prove to be an enhancement in our day to day habits.