Exercise your mind with the next volume in the ultimate collection of brain puzzles
You know that keeping your brain healthy is just as important as taking care of your body—and puzzles are a fun way to do it! All puzzles are great for brain health, but different kinds of puzzles strengthen different mental skills: Crossword puzzles boost vocabulary, Cryptograms test deductive reasoning, and Sudoku is good for number sense. This brain puzzles book for adults features 6 different types of puzzles, with a section for each one that includes an instructional warm-up and a quick explanation of its brain health benefits.
The puzzles progress through four different challenge levels, so you can watch your skills improve while strengthening your mind. With an updated format, the Ultimate Brain Health Puzzle Book for Adults Vol. 2 lets you choose the puzzle that fits your mood and enjoy hours of brain-boosting fun.
Sharpen your pencils and start building brainpower today with the best choice in brain puzzle books for adults.
About the author
MARCEL DANESI teaches on the history of puzzles at Victoria College of the University of Toronto. Danesi has written puzzles for Reader’s Digest, The Toronto Star, and also maintains a blog on puzzles for Psychology Today. He has also published several best-selling puzzle books, such as The Total Brain Workout and The Complete Brain Workout.
“I've always enjoyed having conversations with Marcel, appreciating his incredibly wide knowledge, sense of humor, and deep understanding of human beings. A colleague to whom you can definitely apply Terence's sentence: "Homo sum, humani nihil a me alienum puto": "I am human, and I think nothing human is alien to me." He will always challenge you to be better, to know more, to widen your horizons.” —Lorenzo Cantoni, professor of communication at Università della Svizzera italiana, Lugano, Switzerland
“Prof. Danesi is a puzzle lover, and his book is a wonderful brain teaser for puzzle lovers like him, who understand that the idea of ‘use it or lose it’ applies to our brain and its constant need to be in shape.” —Prof. Yair Neuman, cognitive and brain sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
“This is a fun, challenging, useful, enriching, brain-healthy puzzle book! I am sure that all puzzle lovers, and all those who want to improve and maintain their mental and emotional health, will want to get their hands on it. Marcel Danesi is something of a genius, and this second volume of The Ultimate Brain Health Puzzle Book for Adults shows another side of that quality.” —Michael Lettieri, professor and vice-dean, Academic Experience, University of Toronto Mississauga
Other titles by Marcel Danesi
The Quest for Meaning
A Guide to Semiotic Theory and Practice, Second Edition
Master Your Mind
Critical-Thinking Exercises and Activities to Boost Brain Power and Think Smarter
The Total Brain Workout
450 Puzzles to Sharpen Your Mind, Improve Your Memory & Keep Your Brain Fit
Mathematics in Ten Great Ideas
The 125 Best Brain Teasers of All Time
A Mind-Blowing Challenge of Math, Logic, and Wordplay
From Flappers to Rappers
The Origins, Evolution, and Demise of Youth Culture
Murder in Plain English
From Manifestos to Memes--Looking at Murder through the Words of Killers
The Complete Brain Workout
500 New Puzzles to Exercise Your Brain and Maximize Your Memory
Encyclopedia of Media and Communication
A Brief Introduction