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

Author: Nancy Linde
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 9780761168256
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Games

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: 9780761187400
Release Date: 2016-09-28
Genre: Games

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.

Alzheimer s Association Presents The Big Brain Puzzle Book

Author: Terry Stickels
Publisher: Time Home Entertainment
ISBN: 1603208208
Release Date: 2009-09-15
Genre: Games

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: 9781634509565
Release Date: 2015-09-22
Genre: Self-Help

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: 1633838854
Release Date: 2014-08-10
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

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!

Boost Your Brain

Author: Joel Levy
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781465425331
Release Date: 2014-01-16
Genre: Games & Activities

Packed with more than 300 challenging exercises, Boost Your Brain helps target the memory challenges of modern life, like remembering PIN numbers, passwords, and matching names with faces. With dynamic infographics, technique boxes, a scoring system, and at-home challenges, Boost Your Brain is a complete mental fitness regime in one book.

Keep Your Brain Stronger for Longer

Author: Tonia Vojtkofsky
Publisher: The Experiment
ISBN: 9781615192625
Release Date: 2015
Genre: Health & Fitness

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!

The Total Brain Workout

Author: Marcel Danesi
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 142682954X
Release Date: 2009-03-01
Genre: Games & Activities

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.

The Memory Bible

Author: Gary Small
Publisher: Hachette Books
ISBN: 9781401398538
Release Date: 2003-09-10
Genre: Self-Help

Clear, concise, prescriptive steps for improving memory loss and keeping the brain young -- from one of the world's top memory experts. Everybody forgets things sometimes -- from your keys to your lunch date to the name of an acquaintance. According to Dr. Gary Small, the director of the UCLA Center on Aging, much of this forgetfulness can be eliminated easily through his innovative memory exercises and brain fitness program -- now available for the first time in a book. Using Small's recent scientific discoveries, The Memory Bible can immediately improve your mental performance. One of the ten commandments that Dr. Small has pioneered to improve your memory immediately is LOOK, SNAP, CONNECT: 1: LOOK: actively observe what you want to learn 2: SNAP: create a vivid snapshot and memorable image 3: CONNECT: visualize a link to associate images In addition, Dr. Small's comprehensive program includes a "brain diet" of memory-enhancing foods and a list of the most effective drugs, as well as a workbook with a weekly and daily calendar. Remember, as Dr. Small says, "Great memories are not born, they are made."

Five Minute Brain Workout

Author: Kim Chamberlain
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 9781628734706
Release Date: 2013-09-01
Genre: Games & Activities

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.

Brain Games 3

Author: Clinical Professor of Neurology and Director of the Institute of Neuropsychology and Cognitive Performance Elkhonon Goldberg
Publisher: PIL Kids
ISBN: 1412714524
Release Date: 2011-09-01
Genre: Games

This book is crammed with puzzles designed to stimulate each of your brain's cognitive functions, keeping it strong and fit. Many different types of puzzles are included, and each of the five levels increases the challenge of solving them. Includes three self-evaluations that allow you to assess your improvement in areas such as focus, attention, memory, and more.

Train the Brain

Author: Gareth Moore
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101136423
Release Date: 2009-09-24
Genre: Games & Activities

Keep your brain in shape with these entertaining brainteasers! Scientific research shows that your brain needs exercise just like the rest of your body. Solving simple, short challenges is an excellent way for everyone to help sharpen the mind, improve memory, and slow down the brain?s aging process. In Train the Brain, Dr. Gareth Moore has developed an enjoyable program of logic and reasoning exercises, simple math tests, and puzzles. Growing progressively more difficult as you work through the book, from beginner level to advanced, these entertaining exercises provide mental workouts to keep the brain at optimum health.

Memory Games

Author: Jack Botermans
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company
ISBN: 1402736517
Release Date: 2007-03-28
Genre: Games

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!

Brain Twisters Mind Benders and Puzzle Conundrums

Author: Frank Coussement
Publisher: Imagine Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 1936140292
Release Date: 2011-04-01
Genre: Games

Presents visual and verbal puzzles, organized by type and difficulty, that are designed to help improve creativity, imagination, memory, and logic.

The Little Book of Big Brain Games

Author: Ivan Moscovich
Publisher: Workman Publishing Company
ISBN: 0761161732
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Games

Collects more than five hundred brain games and puzzles, organized by type and level of difficulty, designed to stimulate and strengthen the brain.