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

Author: Nancy Linde
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 0761168257
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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

Author: Nancy Linde
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 0761187405
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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 Stronger for Longer

Author: Tonia Vojtkofsky
Publisher: The Experiment
ISBN: 161519262X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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!

Alzheimer s Association Presents The Big Brain Puzzle Book

Author: Terry Stickels
Publisher: Time Home Entertainment
ISBN: 9781603208208
Format: PDF, ePub
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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.

365 Games Puzzles to Keep Your Mind Sharp

Author: Kim Chamberlain
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1634509560
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Short and Fun Activities Designed to Train and Maintain Your Brain 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. 365 Games & Puzzles to Keep Your Mind Sharp provides a year’s worth of challenging mental activities to keep your brain sharp and flexible. Chamberlain’s fresh new installment uses the same format as The Five-Minute Brain Workout: a variety of games and puzzles, each with ten examples that increase in difficulty as you work through the book. This collection includes some fan favorites along with many new and exciting puzzles that will further develop your skills. 365 Games & Puzzles to Keep Your Mind Sharp is perfect for lovers of word and language games and puzzles, providing enough short, sharp exercises for a year’s worth of fun and brain stretching.

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

Author: Speedy Publishing LLC
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781633838857
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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 Young

Author: Guy McKhann
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 0471271101
Format: PDF, ePub
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"The ultimate user's guide to the brain...highly intelligent, straightforward, and important." --Kay Redfield Jamison, Ph.D. As Seen in Time magazine and on the Today Show "Guy McKhann and Marilyn Albert are to middle-aged people and seniors what Dr. Spock is to babies and their parents. Keep Your Brain Young is must reading for anyone over fifty; it should be on your bedside table." ----Judy Woodruff, CNN, and Al Hunt, The Wall Street Journal "I highly recommend this readable, informal, and entertaining guide to achieving and maintaining optimum brain functioning as we age. . . . A single, reliable, comprehensive guide to the changes we all can expect as we enter the second half of life." ----Richard Restak, M.D., coauthor of The Longevity Strategy Your brain controls and powers virtually every aspect of your life ---- and like the rest of your body, it changes with age. In Keep Your Brain Young, two of the world's leading brain doctors guide you through the changes you may encounter as you get older and as your brain matures. Based on state-of-the-art research and supplemented with dramatic case histories, this comprehensive resource shows you the latest techniques for maintaining memory, managing stress, and coping with sleep disorders and depression, offering prescriptive exercises you can put into action right away. You'll also learn how to enhance your mental and physical functioning while reducing the risk for serious diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. Read Keep Your Brain Young and gain the knowledge and confidence you need to manage the aging process, take care of your brain, and stay active and alert for many years to come.

The Total Brain Workout

Author: Marcel Danesi
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 9781426829543
Format: PDF
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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.

Memory Games

Author: Jack Botermans
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781402736513
Format: PDF, Docs
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It’s possible to train your brain, give your memory a quick pick-me-up, and alleviate the effects of aging. The mind deteriorates when it’s not kept active, but this attractively illustrated workout--complete with exercises, tests, and tips--helps keep those mental muscles sharp. Each game focuses on a particular skill: language, spatial recognition, concentration, logic, structure, associative thinking, general knowledge, and more. Put seven mixed-up letters in the right order to create the correct word. Pick out the pair of planes that do not fit into a square. Try to remember the pattern in which eight roses are laid out--then turn the page and find the ninth rose that has been added. Not only are these drills memory-boosting, they’re fun!

The Little Book of Big Brain Games

Author: Ivan Moscovich
Publisher: Workman Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780761161738
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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.