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

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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.

About the Author

Richard Restak, M.D., is an award-winning neuroscientist, neuropsychiatrist and author. He lives in Washington, D.C.

Scott Kim is a puzzle and computer game designer, artist, and author.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781594485459
Author:
Restak, Richard
Publisher:
Riverhead Books
Author:
Kim, Scott
Author:
Restak, M.D. Richard
Author:
Restak, Richard M.
Subject:
Biophysics
Subject:
Physics
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
20111231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
8.95 x 6.05 x 0.71 in 0.64 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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