399 Games Puzzles Trivia Challenges Specially Designed to Keep Your Brain Young

399 Games  Puzzles   Trivia Challenges Specially Designed to Keep Your Brain Young Author Nancy Linde
ISBN-10 9780761168256
Release 2012
Pages 402
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Based on the science that shows that people who solve brainteasers have a significant cognitive advantage, this illustrated game book specifically was created to cross-train the brain. Here are 399 games to stretch the reader, all of which stimulate neurons--literally, regrowing the brain.



417 More Games Puzzles Trivia Challenges Specially Designed to Keep Your Brain Young

417 More Games  Puzzles    Trivia Challenges Specially Designed to Keep Your Brain Young Author Nancy Linde
ISBN-10 9780761187400
Release 2016-09-28
Pages 424
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Cross-train your brain! Exercising the brain is like exercising the body--with the right program, you can keep your brain young, strong, agile, and adaptable. And like the most effective exercise, you don't target just one area. This follow-up to the bestselling 399 Games, Puzzles & Trivia Challenges Specially Designed to Keep Your Brain Young, offers 417 games that target six key cognitive functions. Here are games to improve long-term memory and games to flex working memory. Games for executive functioning, for attention to detail, for multitasking, and for processing speed. There are puzzles, trivia quizzes, visual challenges, brainteasers, and word games. Best of all, they're fun--this is the kind of exercise that you'll want to do--and all it takes is ten to fifteen minutes a day for a full workout.



Keep Your Brain Alive

Keep Your Brain Alive Author Lawrence Katz
ISBN-10 9780761181323
Release 2014-03-25
Pages 204
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Over 40? Getting forgetful? Having trouble learning new things, or remembering that actress’s name without reaching for your smartphone? Neurobics are simple, unique brain exercises that can be done anywhere, anytime. Now, the Neurobics bestseller How to Keep Your Brain Alive is repackaged in a trim, tote-able format that makes it an ideal gift. Based on leading neurobiological research, Keep Your Brain Alive introduces a regimen of mental cross-training—a series of deceptively simple exercises that help stimulate the production of natural growth factors called neurotrophins, which in turn grow brain cells and keep the brain younger and stronger. And nothing so easily stimulates the brain as breaking routines and using the five senses in new and unexpected ways. So if you’re right-handed, wake up tomorrow and brush your teeth with your left hand. Or close your eyes before you get in the car and insert the key into the ignition. Every time you open a new circuit in your brain, it’s like doing a round of mental sit-ups.



Keep Your Brain Stronger for Longer

Keep Your Brain Stronger for Longer Author Tonia Vojtkofsky
ISBN-10 9781615192625
Release 2015-04-21
Pages 304
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According to research by the Mayo Clinic, about 7 percent of adults between ages 70 and 89 develop Mild Cognitive Impairment every year. Characterized by memory loss and decreased ability to learn, MCI is a strong predictor of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. But it is never too late—or too early—to take action against cognitive decline—including exercising the brain to keep it stronger for longer. Now Dr. Tonia Vojtkofsky, a sought-after specialist on MCI and Alzheimer's, presents 201 word and number exercises optimized for people with MCI—challenging, but still do-able: Complete-the-word puzzles and searches Logic problems and sequencing puzzles Discover-the-pattern exercises, and much more. Each exercise notes the primary ability it targets (e.g., memory, language, executive functioning, calculation), and most exercises target more than one!



Five Minute Brain Workout

Five Minute Brain Workout Author Kim Chamberlain
ISBN-10 9781628734706
Release 2013-12-13
Pages 448
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Taking care of your brain is just as beneficial as taking care of the rest of your body. Research has shown that training games help improve memory, concentration, problem-solving skills, processing speed, creativity, and reasoning. The key to such exercise is to constantly learn and regularly challenge your brain’s capabilities with new tasks. Regularly doing series of short, varied tasks will keep your thinking faculties focused and flexible. Five-Minute Brain Workout contains a wide variety of games and puzzles for people who enjoy words and language. There are ten examples of the same kind of game or puzzle with a wide variety of types of each. While the puzzles have specific answers, the games do not, which means you can continue to develop your creativity by doing them more than once and coming up with different answers. And there are enough puzzles and games for a year’s worth of challenging your mind. The book’s contents can be used in any number of ways: to challenge yourself or simply have fun or as a competition against time or other people. These exercises work in many settings: home, work, schoolrooms, training and therapy sessions, and as an icebreaker at social gatherings.



The Only Memory Improvement Book You ll Ever Need

The Only Memory Improvement Book You ll Ever Need Author Charles Timmerman
ISBN-10 9781440565649
Release 2013-07-18
Pages 304
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More than 250 fun memory puzzles that help stimulate your mind and increase your mental fitness overall.



Puzzle Books for Adults Games Puzzles Trivia Challenges Specially Designed to Keep Your Brain Young

Puzzle Books for Adults  Games  Puzzles   Trivia Challenges Specially Designed to Keep Your Brain Young Author Speedy Publishing LLC
ISBN-10 1633838854
Release 2014-08-10
Pages 50
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A puzzle book benefits adults by stimulating the brain to remain active and healthy. Research proves that working on puzzles not only can help to improve memory skills in adults, they encourage more blood flow to the brain that can be helpful in slowing down the aging process. A puzzle book offers a wide variety of ways that an adult can sharpen their thinking, memory, reasoning, concentration, attention and non-verbal skills. Doing puzzles on a regular basis benefits brain health!



Keep Your Brain Stronger for Longer

Keep Your Brain Stronger for Longer Author Tonia Vojtkofsky
ISBN-10 1780722842
Release 2016-07
Pages 304
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Our brains need a well-rounded workout just like our bodies!



The New York Times Crosswords to Keep Your Brain Young

The New York Times Crosswords to Keep Your Brain Young Author Majid Fotuhi, M.D., Ph.D.
ISBN-10 0312376588
Release 2008-01-08
Pages 240
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Many puzzle fans enjoy crosswords not just for the fun but for the benefits--puzzles help keep the mind limber and vocabulary expanding. The 150 crosswords in this book are divided into chapters, with each chapter focusing on a specific brain-boosting theme: vocabulary building, memorization, problem solving, etc. Will Shortz has paired up with a top neuroscientist, Dr. Majid Fotuhi, who provides introductions to each chapter and additional insight into brain health as well as facts and tips to keep your mind sharp!



Alzheimer s Association Presents The Big Brain Puzzle Book

Alzheimer s Association Presents The Big Brain Puzzle Book Author Terry Stickels
ISBN-10 1603208208
Release 2009-09-15
Pages 160
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Solving puzzles are a fun way to stimulate your brain. The Big Brain Puzzle Book does just that, with over 150 Alzheimer's Association- approved puzzles from renowned brain teaser Terry Stickels. Stickels writes STICKELERS, a puzzle column, appearing in over 200 local and national newspapers daily. Here is a sampling of the types of mind bending, brain exercising puzzles inside: Frame Games Find an every day phrase hidden inside words or drawings of rebus puzzles. Spatial Visual Answer questions while looking at 3-dimensional objects on a 2 dimensional page. Squeezers Fill in the blanks with letters in the middle of two words creating two 2-syllable words. Word Search Find words within blocks of letters going horizontally, diagonally or vertically. Trivia Answer questions to seemingly obvious questions and learn something new in the process. Trickledowns In five steps, changing one letter at a time, come up with a whole new word. Readers will enjoy this great variety of puzzles from renowned puzzle creator Terry Stickels, while benefiting a great cause.



2 Weeks To A Younger Brain

2 Weeks To A Younger Brain Author Gary Small
ISBN-10 9781630060367
Release 2016-04-12
Pages 226
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Misplacing your keys, forgetting someone’s name at a party, or coming home from the market without the most important item — these are just some of the many common memory slips we all experience from time to time. But such cognitive lapses don’t just plague middle-agers and seniors; UCLA studies indicate that forgetfulness begins much earlier in life. Scientists can detect subtle changes in the brain that coincide with mental decline by the time we reach age 40, and our findings show that people as young as 20 already have memory problems. Dr. Gary Small and Gigi Vorgan’s 2 Weeks To A Younger Brain translates the latest brain science into practical strategies and exercises that yield quick and long- lasting benefits. It will not only improve your memory, but will also strengthen your physical health by reducing your risk for diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. The latest research confirms that there is a lot we can do to boost our memory and keep our brains young. After three decades of helping thousands of patients improve their memory and mental acuity, Dr. Small and Gorgan are convinced that our daily lifestyle habits are directly linked to our brain health. This book will show that it only takes two weeks to form new habits that bolster cognitive abilities and help stave off, or even reverse, brain aging. If you commit only 14 days to 2 Weeks To A Younger Brain, you will reap noticeable results. During that brief period, you will have learned the secrets to keeping your brain young for the rest of your life.



Brain Games for Word Nerds

Brain Games for Word Nerds Author Francis Heaney
ISBN-10 1402770952
Release 2011-03-01
Pages 128
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This collection is sure to satisfy passionate puzzleheads--those word nerds hungry for a new challenge. It features new brain games constructed just for this book, including “Mix-Ins” (anagrams with a novel twist) and “Half and Half” puzzles that involve tricky word-breaking and reassembling.



The Total Brain Workout

The Total Brain Workout Author Marcel Danesi
ISBN-10 9781426829543
Release 2009-03-01
Pages 320
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Did you know that different parts of your brain control different functions, and that with exercise, you can make each part of your brain stronger? In The Total Brain Workout you'll find 450 fun, challenging and absorbing puzzles designed to specifically target the core parts of your brain that control language, logic, memory, reasoning and visual perception. Each set of puzzles ranges from easy to challenging, and is presented with information on the area of your brain being targeted and the functions it controls, so you can customize your own workout to the specific areas you want to improve.



USA TODAY Jumbo Puzzle Book 2

USA TODAY Jumbo Puzzle Book 2 Author USA Today
ISBN-10 9780740785399
Release 2009-09-15
Pages 480
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Bigger is definitely better in the case of the second oversized puzzle book from the world's top newspaper. The USA TODAY Jumbo Puzzle Book 2 is a collection of brain games including 400 puzzles that will amuse and entertain. Logic, crossword, Sudoku, Word Roundup, and Hidato will keep fans busy for hours and hours. This hefty tome features twice the number of puzzles than most books and for just a few dollars more. Sharpen your pencils and get ready for challenging fun!



The Little Book of Big Brain Games

The Little Book of Big Brain Games Author Ivan Moscovich
ISBN-10 0761161732
Release 2010
Pages 454
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Collects more than five hundred brain games and puzzles, organized by type and level of difficulty, designed to stimulate and strengthen the brain.



The Big Book of Mind bending Puzzles

The Big Book of Mind bending Puzzles Author Terry Stickels
ISBN-10 1402732554
Release 2006
Pages 336
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Brainiacs on the prowl for challenging fun will find everything they're looking for in these cunning conundrums. Puzzle master Terry Stickels has created a mind-melting collection filled with hundreds of diverse and fiendishly tricky problems--including wordplay, math, analytic reasoning, logic, visual dilemmas, and code breaking. Figure out the next number in a series, find hidden phrases, and determine what a three-dimensional object would look like from two-dimensional drawings. Every puzzle provides a workout that strengthens mental muscles. And while these brainteasers do require concentration, they don't demand any special training or high-level math skills. A little practice, patience, and imagination are all it takes.



Challenging Logic Puzzles

Challenging Logic Puzzles Author Barry R. Clarke
ISBN-10 1402705417
Release 2003
Pages 95
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So, you think you've got the brain-power to tackle tough logic puzzles? Well, try this extraordinary assortment of challenges, including Mix-and-Match logic puzzles and "Find the Liar" type puzzles. Some puzzles have tables that can be used to deduce relationships between people or items, some use word-play to present the problem, and still others use illustrations to highlight the challenge. Whatever their form, each is designed to stretch your mind to the max. And the level of difficulty increases as you move through the book, concluding with a series so diabolical, even the most expert puzzle sleuths may have to beg for mercy! Fortunately, solutions for every puzzle are included, along with explanations of how the answers are determined, so you'll even be able to build your puzzle-solving skills.