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The Big Book of Brain-Building Games: Fun Activities to Stimulate the Brain--for Better Group Learning, Communication, and Understanding / Edition 1

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Overview

Games for better brains!

Use the secrets of brain science to improve communication, interpersonal relations, and productivity in any team or group

Jump-start any training session, workshop, or retreat with dozens of interactive games that build brain function in fun and engaging ways. The Big Book of Brain-Building Games offers all kinds of stimulating games to help your team improve information retention, camaraderie, and productivity--and requires few or no props. You'll learn what triggers to pull to help your group think and work better with these play-anywhere, crowd-pleasing interactive games.

Can your brain handle the fun?

Speakers and facilitators know that if you don't engage participants every five to seven minutes, you'll lose them! The Big Book of Brain-Building Games adds the spark you need for a successful meeting and keeps your team alert and connected, whatever the task. With just a handful of materials required, these brain-boosting games will help participants:

  • develop leadership skills and build self-confidence
  • enhance problem-solving strategies and boost creativity
  • learn cooperation and effective teamwork
  • dramatically improve communications skills--from public speaking to active listening

Plus the icebreakers are guaranteed to grab--and hold--any group's attention! You'll find it all in this latest collection from the trusted Big Books series.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071635226
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/15/2009
  • Series: Big Book Series
  • Edition description: Original
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 1,035,997
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Ed Scannell is a speaker and trainer

who has given thousands of presentations, seminars and

workshops across the world.

Carol Burnett is a frequent speaker and

trainer for human resource development organizations.

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Table of Contents

The Big Book of Brain-Building Games Brain "Very" Basics: What Does it Look Like? May I Have Your Attention, Please!: Games to Make the Move From Attention to Memory He Said, She Said: Games to Explore Gender Differences in Learning Adult Learning: Games to Help Your Brain Adapt to Changing Situations Full Brain Fitness: Games to Enhance and Enrich Brain Function More to come

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  • Posted February 6, 2010

    I enjoyed the content of this book along with the various games.

    I have read and used many of the "The Big Book" series, and I truly think this is the best one. It is useful by providing a lead-in to each chapter and then the games. Great job and thanks.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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