399 Games, Puzzles & Trivia Challenges Specially Designed to Keep Your Brain Young. (Paperback)

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They say it only takes 10 to 15 minutes a day AND it's fun....hopefully after I've finished this book I'll never forget anyone's name again, or where I parked the damn car.

Susannah
age 51 and already having "senior moments"

— From 399 Games, Puzzles & Trivia Challenges Specially Designed to Keep Your Brain Young

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Cross-train your brain. All it takes is ten to fifteen minutes a day of playing the right games. (It’s fun.)

Exercising your brain is like exercising your body—with the right program, you can keep your brain young, strong, agile, and adaptable. Organized on an increasing scale of difficulty from “Warm-up” to “Merciless,” here are 399 puzzles, trivia quizzes, brainteasers, and word game that are both fun and engaging to play, and are expertly designed to give your brain the kind of workout that stimulates neurogenesis, the process of rejuvenating the brain by growing new brain cells.

Target Six Key Cognitive Functions:

1. Long-Term Memory. 2. Working Memory. 3. Executive Functioning. 4. Attention to Detail. 5. Multitasking. 6. Processing Speed.
 

About the Author


Nancy Linde created and runs Never2Old4Games.com, an online subscription service for activities professionals working with senior citizens at assisted living residences, retirement communities, senior centers, and other senior-serving organizations. She has produced, written, and directed more than a dozen documentary films, including for the PBS series NOVA. She lives near Boston, Massachusetts.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780761168256
ISBN-10: 0761168257
Publisher: Workman Publishing Company
Publication Date: September 25th, 2012
Pages: 424
Language: English