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Training Your Brain For Dummies
     

Training Your Brain For Dummies

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by Tracy Packiam Alloway
 

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Mastering the latest fitness craze-keeping your brain healthy at any age

Judging from the worldwide popularity of the brain game, Nintendo DS, and such mind-bending puzzles as SuDoku and KenKen®, keeping one's mind as limber as an Olympic athlete is an international obsession. With forecasters predicting over a million people with dementia by 2025, today's

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Mastering the latest fitness craze-keeping your brain healthy at any age

Judging from the worldwide popularity of the brain game, Nintendo DS, and such mind-bending puzzles as SuDoku and KenKen®, keeping one's mind as limber as an Olympic athlete is an international obsession. With forecasters predicting over a million people with dementia by 2025, today's young and senior population have a vested interest in keeping their grey matter in the pink for as long as possible. Training Your Brain For Dummies is an indispensable guide to every aspect of brain fitness-and keeping your mind as sharp, agile, and creative for as long as you can. Whether you want to hone your memory, manage stress and anxiety, or simply eat brain healthy food, this guide will help you build brain health into your everyday life.

  • Includes verbal, numerical and memory games, brain games to play on the move, tips on the best day-to-day habits, and long-term mental fitness techniques
  • Offers ten key brain training basics, tips on brain training through one's lifetime, and improving long- and short-term memory
  • Includes advice on improving creativity, developing a positive mindset, and reaping the rewards of peace and quiet

With tips on mind/body fitness, Training Your Brain For Dummies is a must-have guide for anyone, at any age, for keeping one's mind-and quality of life-in peak condition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470974490
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/08/2011
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
280
Sales rank:
1,379,493
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Dr Tracy Packiam Alloway, PhD is the Director of the Centre for Memory and Learning in the Lifespan at the University of Stirling. Her research has been featured in newspapers including The Guardian and The Daily Mail, as well as on BBC Radio, Sky News, and ABC News. She has also written over 75 scientific articles and books about memory and learning. Tracy was the winner of the 2009 Joseph Lister Science Award.

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