Get smarter with this daily training regimen designed to keep your mind in tip-top shape. Studies have proven that regularly challenging the brain prevents aging-related decline--solving these daily memory, math, logic, and visual puzzles against the clock keeps your brain young. Each daily dose takes less than 10 minutes to complete and includes a memory test, basic mathskill refresher, a visual game, and a logic puzzle. The hundreds of puzzles and games are fun to solve, with a suggested time limit and scoring system. Interspersed throughout are puzzles that are broader in scope with longer time limits (think crossword, Sudoku, and word-find puzzles). Every 25 days the puzzles become more difficult, but as you execute the program, your training will continually prepare and motivate you until your brain is performing at peak level. Brain Workout provides all the tools you'll need for you to exercise your mind and see measurable results--like improved recall, faster calculation, quicker perception, and better problem-solving skills--in 100 days, and includes: workbook packed with intelligence-sharpening challenges memory-improving flash cards three-minute egg timer
Ben Tausig writes freelance puzzles for syndicated alternative weeklies and daily newspapers across the country, including the Chicago Reader, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and the Onion. He splits his time between New York City, Philadelphia, and Bangkok, Thailand. Visit him online at www.inkwellxwords.com!.
Erik Craddock grew up in Babylon, NY, and graduated from New York's School of Visual Arts. He is an illustrator, animator, and storyboard artist; this is his first book.
Jeffrey Rutzky is a well-known paper folder and the author of two books in the Tear-i-gami series, Jewelgami and Bugagami, and Kirigami, a kit.
Dr. Philippa Gordon is a long-time Brooklyn pediatrician with three children of her own.