Protein Shakes for the Brain: 90 Games and Exercises to Work Your Mind’s Muscle to the Max

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McGraw Hill Professional, Aug 1, 2009 - Business & Economics - 128 pages

Mind-games that keep your brain buff for life! You're brain is like any other muscle in your body: if you don't use it, you lose it. Since you may not have time to take a class or learn a new language to keep your mind fit and to ward off memory loss, Protein Shakes for the Brain is a quick brain boost filled with puzzles, memory games, and attention grabbers-all the ingredients you need to keep your brain young, healthy and in terrific shape!

Sample Game:
Take a minute to memorize the six words below without looking at the bottom half of the page.
Now cover up the list of words and answer the following questions:

  • What, if any, animals are on the list? Name the abstract words on the list.
  • Which word is the shortest on the list?

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About the author (2009)

Michel Noir has a Ph.D. in Educational Sciences, along with a Master of Political Sciences and a Post-Graduate diploma in Cognitive Psychology. He has been interviewed by leading French media outlets, such as LeMonde, Canal Plus, and Channel 3, for his expertise on improving cognitive abilities. He is the CEO of Scientific Brain Training (SBT).

Bernard Croisile, MD, Ph.D. is one of France's leading neurologists, specializing in aging and the brain. In addition to being the cofounder and vice-president of SBT, Croisile, is the head of the Department of Neurology at the Neurological Hospital in France. He lives in Lyon, France.

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