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The Brain Architecture Game

A game about the powerful role of relationships on early brain development.

The Brain Architecture Game is a tabletop game experience that builds understanding of the powerful role of experiences on early brain development – what promotes it, what derails it, with what consequences for society.

Since 2009, thousands of people in groups around the world have played the Brain Architecture Game, gaining a memorable, compelling perspective on the lifelong impact of early childhood experiences.

The game is a 75-90 minute experience optimized for groups of 4-6 people per table. It can be played in small workshops, conferences, and large events, with as few as 8, or as many as 300 participants.

The Science of Early Childhood & The Brain Architecture Game Video

Do-It-Yourself (DIY)

99$USD

per license

  • only 1 license needed for each game organizer
  • Digital download immediately after purchase (available to 200+ countries)
  • Unlimited players
  • Unlimited copies
  • Available in English, Portuguese, French & Spanish
  • Cost of game materials not included*
  • FREE Game Rule Book, Life Journal & Instructional Video
  • *You will need to buy additional materials in sufficient quantities for the desired number of players (pipe cleaners, straws, weights, and dice). Most of these materials can be reused.

IN STOCK

Ready-Made Kits

99$USD

per 3-pack

  • No license required
  • Regular & expedited shipping available to US & Canada
  • Supports 12-18 players (3 groups)
  • Includes 3 sets of game supplies*
  • Available in English
  • Cost of shipping not included
  • FREE Game Rule Book, Life Journal & Instructional Video
  • *Most included materials can be reused many times. You may need to restock on pipe cleaners and straws.

Now Available for Purchase!

Purchase an unlimited personal license for the DO-IT-YOURSELF (DIY) version of The Brain Architecture Game. Yours for $99.

DO-IT-YOURSELF (DIY) GUIDE

Instructions for everything you will need to put together a complete version of the game for a group of 4-6 people.

Order READY-MADE KITS

A professionally packaged game set with everything a group of 4-6 players needs to experience The Brain Architecture Game.

EXPLORE OUR VIDEO COLLECTION ON THE SCIENCE OF EARLY CHILDHOOD

How Brains Are Built

Serve and Return

Brain Architecture

Toxic Stress

Our Latest Facebook Posts

Over the years, we have experienced some very touching and/or challenging moments with The Brain Architecture Game. Once, we observed a player (a prison warden) lovingly disassemble and reassemble a "brain" so that it would be stronger long after the game session had ended. What are some of your memorable moments with the game? ...

Institutional Partners

The Brain Architecture Game’s intellectual property belongs to a not-for-profit partnership between:

Production and distribution of The Brain Architecture Game were generously sponsored by the Palix Foundation.