Author(s): Gareth Moore
Fight the mental flab and exercise your mind with these brain training workouts that will leave your brain fit and memory sharp
Does simple mental arithmetic exhaust you? Do you struggle to remember important birthdays, your PIN, or what you went upstairs for? Does your mind wander when you really should be concentrating? If so, you need to exercise your brain, whip it into shape, and give it a good workout. Fast Brain Workouts is the equivalent of a session at the gym for your grey matter, designed to sharpen up your mental reflexes and get those synapses snapping like firecrackers. Research has shown that regularly tackling challenging puzzles increases the flow of blood to the brain, boosting the supply of oxygen, which can stave off aging. Featuring a wide range of puzzles--number, logic and reasoning, language, memory and observation - including the ever-popular Sudoku, number darts, comprehension problems and more, Fast Brain Workouts provides a fun pastime for puzzle fans and is the perfect way to keep your thinking muscle active and healthy.
Dr Gareth Moore is the author of a wide range of brain-training and puzzle books for both children and adults, including The Little Book of Puzzles, The Kids' Book of Crosswords, The Brain Workout, Train the Brain and a wide range of other books. He also writes the monthly magazine Sudoku Xtra and runs the puzzle website www.puzzlemix.com. He gained his Ph.D at the University of Cambridge, UK, where he worked on machine intelligence.