How Puzzles Improve Your Brain

The Surprising Science of the Playful Brain
by Richard Restak & Scott Kim
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Publisher: Profile

Publication Date: December 15, 2008

ISBN: 9780285641761

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Regular mental exercises, including crosswords, Sudoku, and even brain training computer games, can help to improve memory, fine motor skills, perception and cognition. Solving different types of mental exercises helps the brain to reshape and strengthen itself, as well as heightening imagination and creativity skills.
Anyone who wants to improve their memory, logic or perception skills can turn to the individual exercises (by Scott Kim who creates puzzles for magazines including Scientific America) featured in How Puzzles Improve Your Brain, that will stimulate the area of the brain that controls those skills.
Richard Restak outlines how the brain processes individual functions, while Scott Kim has created puzzles that stimulate and challenge the area of the brain responsible for that function, giving your brain an engaging work-out. Drawing on decades of scientific research, this book can change your brain as you read it.

If you want to enhance your brain performance regular mental exercises, including crosswords and Sudoku (even brain training computer games), can help to improve memory, fine motor skills, logic and visual observation. Solving different types of mental exercises helps the brain to improve itself, as well as heightening imagination and creativity skills. Packed with illuminating insights and dozens of witty and, often, perplexing puzzles

How Puzzles Improve Your Brain can create a healthier brain while explaining how the puzzles are changing it. In How Puzzles Improve Your Brain Scott Kim, a puzzle master, has designed puzzles that can target, and improve, specific areas of the brain while Richard Restak, a leading neuroscientist, describes the science behind how they reshape and strengthen the brain.

Packed with illuminating insights and dozens of witty and often perplexing exercises, this mind-boggling book is designed to enhance specific brain functions and can aid ...