Do you forget things easily? Are you worried that you're losing your mental edge? Don't be! Keep Your Brain Sharp will prove that, in fact, your mature brain is bigger and better than ever, and it will give you hundreds of diverting puzzles, games, tests and exercises to keep it that way. It explodes the myths about old age and mental decline, explains why you get better when you get older and gives you a set of great mental workouts in a brain-boosting bible ideal for you if you think your best intellectual achievements may well lie ahead.NOT GOT MUCH TIME?One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.AUTHOR INSIGHTSLots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based onthe authors' many years of experience.TEST YOURSELFTests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGEExtra online articles at www.teachyourself.comto give you a richer understanding of how to keep your brain sharp.FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBERQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.TRY THISInnovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
Offers not just the tools to sharpen your brain, but also to get the edge over younger colleaguesHundreds of interactive puzzles, crosswords and quizzesSupplementary advice on how to boost your memory and improve your recollection skills
Table of Contents:
GETTING OLDER MEANS GETTING BETTERBrain Science and the Brain – it really does get better as you get olderExplode Age Old Myths about Memory and IntelligenceExploit the Emerging Strength of Your Maturing BrainSolve Complex Problems, Take Difficult Decisions, Make Creative PlansEat and Drink Your Way to Peak PerformanceFind Humour, Intimacy, Love and Sex, in later lifeGETTING BETTER MEANS GETTING FITTERTests to takeExercises to doProblems to solvePuzzles and Games to play
About the Author(s):
Terry Horne is a Senior Lecturer at Lancashire Business School. He is an expert on strategic thinking, problem-solving and decision-making, and has helped hundreds of professionals train to become sharper and more strategic managers.Simon Wootton is the Chief Executive of the Norton Group. He has a background in biochemistry and is an expert on brain chemistry. The two are joint authors of several self-help and business books.
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