Boost Your Brain
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Packed with more than 300 challenging exercises, Boost Your Brain helps target the memory challenges of modern life, like remembering PIN numbers, passwords, and matching names with faces.
With dynamic infographics, technique boxes, a scoring system, and at-home challenges, Boost Your Brain is a complete mental fitness regime in one book.
Logical aptitude is your ability to think rationally and solve puzzles, whether they involve words, numbers, or symbols. It underlies your ability to crack codes and solve puzzles such as Sudoku. Finally, creativity is an aspect of intelligence that covers your ability to make new and unexpected connections between ideas and be original and flexible in your thinking. This is not the complete picture of intelligence; there is a whole other side to intelligence called emotional or social
practicE Read the following facts and concentrate carefully on their background information to help you encode them. Now cover the facts and the background information, wait 5 minutes, then see if you can answer the questions below. The newton is the unit for force The unit for force is named after physicist Sir Issac Newton, whose third law of motion stated that for every force acting in one direction, there is an equal force acting in the opposite direction. The capital of the Republic of
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173 categorizing 171 fantastical creativity 175 listing 22, 23 locating and grouping 15, 19 pairing 22, 23 random object recall 13 odd one out puzzle 136 operas, journey peg system for recall 106 order recall 34 origami 81 P pairing faces 38 pairing objects 22, 23 paper folding recall 81 password recall 84–9, 91, 95 peg system alphabet 50–1 body 105 calendar 76–9 clock 66–9 days of the week 64–5, 68–9 journey 62–3, 106 narrative stages 106 Index rhyming number 52, 78, 79 percentages 115–16,
____________ Your score ________ Abdul Matthew 2 uNFuNNy Faces Remembering less unusual faces can be much harder. Here is an exercise to help give a baseline for your performance in the rest of the chapter. Give yourself 1 minute to learn the names and faces on the top row. Cover them and spell out the months with fewer than 31 days, and then write the correct names below the bottom row of faces. Finlay ____________ Kim ____________ ____________ ____________ Annie ____________ tip