We listened to your feedback and suggestions, and incorporated such into this Updated Edition with:
• British English for a consistent experience.
• Greater international focus.
• Answer correction and more likely to have singular answers.
• More question in the page.
• Mixed levels of challenges.
1. MULTI-CHALLENGE FORMAT - For Variety & Differing Interests/Abilities
2. ALL AGES - Easy to Hard Challenges
3. FUN & HUMOUR - For Hours of Family Enjoyment
4. SHARPENING THINKING SKILLS - in Solving Problems
5. MIND EXERCISES - to Stimulate Both Sides of the Brain
6. MEMORY BUILDING - through Concentration and Focus
WHO & WHAT IS THIS BOOK GOOD FOR?
With quick games and stimulating challenges that can be enjoyed any-where and by anyone, including lots of novelty, variety, and increasing levels of challenges, there are valuable benefits related to doing word and number puzzles for mental health and cognitive decline. Studies have confirmed that increased frequency of engaging with mentally challenging activities, the better the speed and accuracy of performance of certain cognitive tasks, including attention, reasoning, and memory. While it cannot be said that this book will necessarily reduce the risk of dementia in later life, research suggests that regular use of word and number puzzles can assist brains working better for longer. Keeping a mind active can potentially help to reduce declines in thinking-related skills, and there’s no better feeling than successfully completing a puzzle!
STIMULATING COGNITIVE SKILLS
This book is intended to activate your competitive spirit, generate discussion and make you think. By doing these questions we hope to enhance your quality of life through exercising the following skills with questions so identified throughout the book. Use Brain Fitness exercises to improve cognitive skills, self-confidence and quality of life. Fitness isn’t just about our bodies anymore, it's about overall mind-body wellness. So enhance your mental well-being becoming Mind-Active!
ENCOURAGING SOCIAL ACTIVITIES
Studies indicate that risks of incident MCI (Mild Cognitive Impairment) were reduced for those who engaged in social activities and playing games, in both late life and midlife combined. The book’s puzzles are designed to be doable, shareable and enjoyed in a social setting, much like a quiz night at the local pub. Engaging in fun activities may also be associated with better emotional health, that in turn has association with cognitive health. Additionally, challenging activities are a great alternative to video game / screen time for family bonding opportunities, including offering the average person happiness and development. Learning never stops! Whether for children’s brains growing at a rapid rate or adults’ mental health, the brain workouts can help strengthen certain skills, reduce stress and make you feel better.