399 games, puzzles & trivia challenges specially designed to keep your brain young (Paperback)

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    Based on the science that shows that people middle-aged or older who solve word games and brainteasers have a significant cognitive advantage over those who do not,399 Games, Puzzles & Trivia Challenges is the illustrated game book specifically created to cross-train the brain. Here are 399 games to stretch, challenge, and push the reader, all of which stimulate the formation of neurons—literally, regrowing the brain.

    Plus they’re not only good for you, but just plain good—these games are fun. 399 Games, Puzzles & Triviais a lively mix of challenges, riddles, and brainteasers—all vetted by a neuroscientist who specializes in aging brains and designed to work the six key areas of cognitive function that are vulnerable in normal aging: long-term memory, working memory, executive functioning, attention to detail, multitasking, and processing speed. The games are arranged from easiest to most difficult and are labeled according to which cognitive functions they exercise so they can be mixed and matched into a custom “workout.” In just 15 minutes a day, anyone can improve his brain’s strength, flexibility, and long-term health.

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    ISBN 9780761168256
    Genre GAMES / Logic & Brain Teasers
    Format Paperback
    Pages 402
    Publisher Date 2012-09-25 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Workman Pub Co
    Copyright Year 2012
    Height 9.25 in
    Wdth 7.25 in
    Thickness 1.0 in
    Unit weight 1.85 lb
    Language English
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Linde, Nancy
    Country of Origin United States

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    • peachgirl51
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      Just what I was looking for to keep my brain exercised. A fine variety of things to do, and good varying level to challenge me on different days. I will be picking this book up over and over to do things! A great buy.

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