Dental Floss for the Mind: A complete program for boosting your brain power

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McGraw Hill Professional, Mar 29, 2005 - Business & Economics - 224 pages

A dynamic program for improving memory and sharpening focus

Each year, Americans spend hundreds of millions of dollars on gym memberships, exercise equipment, and workout videos, all in the name of physical fitness. But what are they doing for their minds? In Dental Floss for the Mind, a leading cognitive scientist and a neurologist team up to offer you a complete program for improving memory and stimulating your mind.

This interactive guide features:

  • More than 100 creative and engaging exercises of increasing difficulty to stimulate cognitive skills
  • Targeted exercises for improving the five key cognitive areas: memory, attention, language skills, visual and spatial recognition, and reasoning ability
  • A scoring system for assessing current status, along with prescriptive tips for improving each cognitive area

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Michel Noir, Ph.D., holds advanced degrees in cognitive psychology and education and is the CEO and cofounder of Scientific Brain Training (, a company dedicated to educating the public about brain health and providing a line of mental fitness products.

Bernard Croisile, M.D., Ph.D., is a leading neurologist and an expert on the aging brain. Croisile has written 100 peer-reviewed articles and spoken at numerous conferences on the brain and Alzheimer's. In addition, he is the cofounder and Vice-President, Scientific at Scientific Brain Training (

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