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Brain Games For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-470-44401-6
432 pages
December 2008
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300 challenging puzzles to improve problem-solving skills and stimulate the brain

Studies have shown that puzzles like Sudoku, crosswords, cryptograms, and other "mental aerobics" can help reduce memory loss due to normal aging and minimize the risk of developing neurodegenerative diseases. Brain Games For Dummies features 300 fun mental exercises that will keep readers' neurons firing: 100 crossword puzzles, 75 Sudoku puzzles, 50 word searches, 25 word scrambles, 25 cryptograms, 15 riddles, and 10 logic puzzles, along with complete solutions. Ranked by level of difficulty (easy, tricky, tough, and treacherous), these puzzles are a surefire way to boost mental fitness. The book's portable trim size makes it perfect for playing on the go or during the commute home.

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Introduction.

Part I: Preparing Your Puzzle Strategies.

Chapter 1: Puzzling for Your Health.

.Chapter 2: Playing with Letters and Words: Logic and Word Puzzles, Riddles, and Crosswords.

Chapter 3: Fun with Numbers: Taking On Sudoku.

Part II: Getting a Complete Puzzle Workout.

Chapter 4: Puzzles.

Part III: The Payoff: Checking Your Answers.

Chapter 5: Answers.

Part IV: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 6: Ten Other Types of Puzzles and Games to Keep Your Mind Fit.

Chapter 7: Ten Ways to Be a Better Puzzler.

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Timothy E. Parker is the "World's Most Syndicated Puzzle Compiler," according to Guinness World Records. He is also the creator and senior editor of the Internet's Universal Crossword, the author of the annual bestselling USA Today Crossword Calendar, and the Puzzle Producer for Merv Griffin's Crosswords.
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