The Playful Brain: The Surprising Science of How Puzzles Improve Your Mind (Paperback)

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    This is your brain on puzzles.

    Everyone knows that puzzles can improve your brain function. Now a leading neurosurgeon and a noted puzzle designer team up to reveal the fascinating science behind it. Packed with illuminating ins...

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    Richard M. Restak, M.D., is a neurologist, neuropsychiatrist, and Clinical Professor of Neurology affiliated with the George Washington University Medical Center. He is the author of the bestselling The Brain--a companion to the PBS series of the same name--as well as The Mind, The Brain Has a Mind of Its Own, and The Brain: The Last Frontier. He lives in Washington, D.C..

    This is your brain on puzzles.

    Everyone knows that puzzles can improve your brain function. Now a leading neurosurgeon and a noted puzzle designer team up to reveal the fascinating science behind it. Packed with illuminating insights and dozens of puzzles, this is both a lively book of popular science and an engaging set of exercises in developing a wide array of thinking and memory skills.

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    ISBN 9781594485459
    Genre SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Neuroscience
    Format Paperback
    Pages 294
    Publisher Date 2011-12-06 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Riverhead Books
    Copyright Year 2010
    Height 9.0 in
    Wdth 6.0 in
    Thickness 1.0 in
    Unit weight 0.65 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle The Surprising Science of How Puzzles Improve Your Mind
    Edition Detail Reprint
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Restak, Richard M.

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