Tangram Puzzles literally translates to the seven board of skills. It is comprised of 7 flat shapes that are called “tans” which are assembled to become a square or other shapes. It is one of the most famous dissection puzzles and has been popular for generations. It is reported to have been crafted in Song Dynasty in China, before being carried into Europe on the trade ships of the nineteenth century.
It’s termed by a Chinese psychologist as one of the earliest psychological tests in the world, even though it was designed for entertainment rather than analysis.