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Cross-train your brain! Exercising the brain is like exercising the body—with the right program, you can keep your brain young, strong, agile, and adaptable. And like the most effective exercise, you don’t target just one area. This follow-up to the bestselling 399 Games, Puzzles & Trivia Challenges Specially Designed to Keep Your Brain Young, offers 417 games that target six key cognitive functions. Here are games to improve long-term memory and games to flex working memory. Games for executive functioning, for attention to detail, for multitasking, and for processing speed. There are puzzles, trivia quizzes, visual challenges, brainteasers, and word games. Best of all, they’re fun—this is the kind of exercise that you’ll want to do—and all it takes is ten to fifteen minutes a day for a full workout.
|Publisher:||Workman Publishing Company, Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)|
About the Author
Nancy Linde created and runs Never2Old4Games.com, an online subscription service for activities professionals working with senior citizens at assisted living residences, retirement communities, senior centers, and other senior-serving organizations. She has produced, written, and directed more than a dozen documentary films, including for the PBS series NOVA. She lives near Boston, Massachusetts.
Philip D. Harvey, Ph.D., is the Leonard M. Miller Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Director of the Division of Psychology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.