Lateral Logician

Lateral Logician

by Edward J. Harshman, Paul Sloane, Des MacHale
     
 

These complicated conundrums provide an amazing brain workout. To solve a lateral-thinking problem you have to throw out assumptions, think out of the box, and look at the clues from a new perspective. It’s all a matter of training the brain to think more creatively. Here’s an example of one tricky little mystery: A foreign visitor to London wanted

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These complicated conundrums provide an amazing brain workout. To solve a lateral-thinking problem you have to throw out assumptions, think out of the box, and look at the clues from a new perspective. It’s all a matter of training the brain to think more creatively. Here’s an example of one tricky little mystery: A foreign visitor to London wanted to ride up the escalator at the subway station, but did not do so. Why? Could you guess the reason is that he saw a sign saying “Dogs must be carried”—and he didn’t have a dog! At first, you may think you don’t have all the information needed to arrive at the answers, but persist and you’ll find the answers to them all.

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ISBN-13:
9781402716843
Publisher:
Sterling Publishing
Publication date:
07/05/2004
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.82(w) x 8.24(h) x 0.98(d)

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