The Resource The playful brain : the surprising science of how puzzles improve your mind, Richard Restak ; with puzzles by Scott Kim

The playful brain : the surprising science of how puzzles improve your mind, Richard Restak ; with puzzles by Scott Kim

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The playful brain : the surprising science of how puzzles improve your mind
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The playful brain
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the surprising science of how puzzles improve your mind
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Richard Restak ; with puzzles by Scott Kim
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eng
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A leading neuroscientist and a noted puzzle designer team up to reveal how solving puzzles improves one's brain function, giving readers the chance to work puzzles while learning how to boost their brain
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The playful brain
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A leading neuroscientist and noted puzzle designer reveal how puzzle solving can improve brain function, discussing the different kinds of memory that are used to solve puzzles, common memory pitfalls, and the benefits of trial-and-error methods on maintaining brain health
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DLC
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612.8/2
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illustrations
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index present
LC call number
QP360.5
LC item number
.R47 2010
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non fiction
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Richard Restak and Scott Kim
The playful brain : the surprising science of how puzzles improve your mind, Richard Restak ; with puzzles by Scott Kim
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-288) and index
Contents
Memory. Working memory : brain juggling -- Long-term memory : imagining the future by remembering the past -- Perception. Perceptual skill learning : the sommelier and the hockey player -- Visual thinking : seeing, not just looking -- Spatial thinking : the challenge of mental rotation -- Listening : the foley artist and the cocktail party -- Motor skill learning : of mental maps and pickpockets -- Time : clock time vs. brain time -- Cognition. Thinking in words : the hammer, the saw, and the hatchet -- Logic : reasoning in uncertain situations -- Emotions and thinking : the anger superiority effect -- Mathematics : doing the numbers at the checkout line -- Illusions : shadows, balls, and rotating snakes -- Creativity : the magic matches of Carlo Reverberi
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
294 p.
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9781594487774
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2010024140
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cat54
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  • 978966

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