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The Complete Brain Workout: 500 New Puzzles to Exercise Your Brain and Maximize Your Memory

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Beef up your brain!

Want to test your memory? Sharpen your perception? Enhance your verbal reasoning? Marcel Danesi—author of The Total Brain Workout and Extreme Brain Workout—has a puzzle for that. This compendium of five hundred brain-boosting puzzles is broken into sections related to specific mental functions—such as language, reasoning and cognition—so you can target
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Paperback, 304 pages
Published January 27th 2015 by Harlequin
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Eric
Mar 21, 2015 Eric rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Puzzlers
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Disclaimer: I won this book through a Goodreads First Reads Giveaway.

This multifarious puzzle aggregation stimulated molecular electrochemical aggravation responses, that at times, ignited cognitive overload in my axons, synapses, and/or dendrites. That being said, it was a cerebral thrill-ride! The author's asides, in the form of green-box notes, augmented his thesis aptly. Puzzle answers are provided in the back of the book. This book is graphically illustrated and would best be solved by puzz
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Dayna Kidle
Jan 27, 2015 Dayna Kidle rated it it was amazing
I love puzzles, especially Sudoku. This book has a great variety of different puzzles. I didn't find it "too" challenging, so I think the average person will have fun with this book. Once you are finished, they supply an answer key at the end.
I also enjoyed the little facts/trivia as you work through the book.
Patricia Atkinson
Jan 16, 2015 Patricia Atkinson rated it it was amazing
loved it I like the way the puzzles were challenging and if you are not sure the answers are in the back of the book.A real challenge of the mind for young and old.....
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Marcel Danesi (b. Marcello Danesi, 1946) is a current Professor of Semiotics and Linguistic Anthropology at the University of Toronto. He is known for his work in language, communications, and semiotics; being Director of the Program in Semiotics and Communication Theory. He has also held positions at Rutgers University (1972), The University of Rome "La Sapienza" (1988), the Catholic University ...more
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