New York Times Crosswords to Keep Your Brain Young: The 6-Step Age-Defying Program

New York Times Crosswords to Keep Your Brain Young: The 6-Step Age-Defying Program

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by The New York Times, Majid Fotuhi
     
 

Many puzzle fans enjoy crosswords not just for the fun but for the benefits--puzzles help keep the mind limber and vocabulary expanding. The 150 crosswords in this book are divided into chapters, with each chapter focusing on a specific brain-boosting theme: vocabulary building, memorization, problem solving, etc.

Will Shortz has paired up with a top

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Overview

Many puzzle fans enjoy crosswords not just for the fun but for the benefits--puzzles help keep the mind limber and vocabulary expanding. The 150 crosswords in this book are divided into chapters, with each chapter focusing on a specific brain-boosting theme: vocabulary building, memorization, problem solving, etc.

Will Shortz has paired up with a top neuroscientist, Dr. Majid Fotuhi, who provides introductions to each chapter and additional insight into brain health as well as facts and tips to keep your mind sharp!

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

“[Will Shortz] is the crossword king.” —Steve Kroft, 60 Minutes

“The prince of crossword puzzlers.” —Greenwich Magazine

“The Riddler's got nothing on Will Shortz.” —Time Out New York

“Will Shortz is [the crossword book world's] John Grisham.” —Martin Arnold

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312376581
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
01/08/2008
Series:
New York Times Crossword Puzzle Series
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
650,343
Product dimensions:
6.49(w) x 9.18(h) x 0.69(d)

Meet the Author

Dr. MAJID FOTUHI, MD. Ph.D. is the head of the Center for Memory and Brain Health at LifeBridge Brain & Spine Institute in Baltimore. Dr. Fotuhi has faculty appointments at Harvard Medical School, Johns Hopkins University and MIT and is the author of "The Memory Cure."

WILL SHORTZ has been crossword editor of The New York Times since 1993. He founded both the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament and the World Puzzle Championship. He is Puzzlemaster for "Weekend Edition Sunday" on NPR.

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New York Times Crosswords to Keep Your Brain Young: The 6-Step Age-Defying Program 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
andrmar1 More than 1 year ago
Typical crossword puzzle book with some brain science thrown in.
krisrob More than 1 year ago
I couldn't even get my foot in the door (so to speak) with this book. The idea seemed worthy, but I couldn't get anywhere on the first few puzzles, so I gave up the idea of advancing any further. I am not a novice with NYT puzzles, either. I guess I'll acquiesce and let my brain atrophy.