The Rough Guide Book of Brain Training
“The Rough Guide Book of Brain Training” contains 100 days’ worth of puzzles designed to give your brain a thorough work-out. Just 5 puzzles a day will lead to a smarter you. Combining favorites such as sudoku and kakuro with many entirely new puzzle types, puzzle creator Dr Gareth Moore exercises every part of your mind – from processing speed, mental arithmetic and problem-solving to memory and creativity.
Every ten days, a test page allows you to chart your progress, while throughout the book Dr Tom Stafford’s incisive and thought-provoking text explores the wonders of our brain and how we can get better at using it to its full potential. Offering much more than other brain-testing books “The Rough Guide Book of Brain Training” answers mind-boggling questions such as ‘does classical music make you more intelligent?’ and ‘can we slow down or stop the ageing of our brain?’. This guide is guaranteed to give your brain a thorough work-out.
The World’s 200 Hardest Brain Teasers: Mind-Boggling Puzzles, Problems, and Curious Questions to Sharpen Your Brain
FLEX YOUR brain power like never before!
From acclaimed author Dr. Gary Gruber, whose proven critical-thinking methods have sold more than seven million books, this collection of mind-bending brain teasers is sure to challenge even the most experienced problem solver. Inside are logic puzzles, riddles, maddening math problems, mental games, and more!
A ship is twice as old as the ship’s boiler was when the ship was as old as the boiler is. The ratio of the boiler’s age now to the ship’s age now is what?
What English word contains all the vowels, in alphabetical order?
What is the three-digit number that can be made from the digits 2, 3, 5, and 7 where no two digits in the three-digit number are alike, and where the three-digit number is a multiple of each of the digits chosen?
Stumped? Dr. Gruber reveals the fascinating explanations and detailed strategies for solving even the trickiest problems using his exclusive Gruber Method.
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he Ultimate IQ Test Book: 1,000 Practice Test Questions to Boost Your Brain Power
The Ultimate IQ Test Book is the biggest book of IQ practice tests available. Written and compiled by IQ-test experts, it contains 1000 practice questions organized into 25 tests, with a simple guide to assessing individual performance. The questions themselves are very similar to those faced by candidates in actual IQ tests. They are multi-discipline and include verbal, numerical, and diagrammatic reasoning questions, so that readers can practice on all the different types of questions they are likely to encounter. Working through the questions can help anyone improve their vocabulary and develop powers of calculation and logical reasoning. By studying the different types of test and recognizing the different types of questions, readers can improve their test scores and increase their IQ rating. The Ultimate IQ Test Book is valuable to those who have to take an IQ test, but it’s also great fun for anyone who likes to stretch their mind for their own entertainment.