The Playful Brain: The Surprising Science of How Puzzles Improve Your Mind (Paperback)

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The Playful Brain: The Surprising Science of How Puzzles Improve Your Mind (Paperback)

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This is your brain on puzzles.

Everyone knows that puzzles can improve your brain function. Now a leading neurosurgeon and a noted puzzle designer team up to reveal the fascinating science behind it. Packed with illuminating insights and dozens of puzzles, this is both a lively book of popular science and an engaging set of exercises in developing a wide array of thinking and memory skills.

Richard M. Restak, M.D., is a neurologist, neuropsychiatrist, and Clinical Professor of Neurology affiliated with the George Washington University Medical Center. He is the author of the bestselling The Brain--a companion to the PBS series of the same name--as well as The Mind, The Brain Has a Mind of Its Own, and The Brain: The Last Frontier. He lives in Washington, D.C..
Product Details ISBN: 9781594485459
ISBN-10: 1594485453
Publisher: Riverhead Books
Publication Date: December 6th, 2011
Pages: 304
Language: English