At my age, however I'm retired, mind you , it is child stuff. The book is a much-expanded version for individuals that includes visual puzzles, word games and trivia questions that are geared to challenging specific parts of a person's brain memory, cognition, etc. Highly recommend for older adults as many questions are trivia based on only things someone over 50 would know. In so doing, the grand kids learned that life existed before television and computers, and we learned a little about texting and tweeting. Plus they're not only good for you, but just plain good - these games are fun. I bought this for my mother and boy was she mad. One of the key ways that we use this data is by associating our products to the specific ages of the kids who are playing with them.
It's full of challenges that are accessible by almost anyone, and there's a lot of variety. And to top it all off, these tasks and games are a real kick. They are even labeled for you so you can target the brain skills you want to improve! This book offers none of it!! They have better - Long term memory Working memory Executive functioning Attention to detail Multi-tasking Thought-processing speed Want to remember more things long term? She only learned how to use the computer so she could play faster there. Turns out that he loves the book and when we have friends over we always seem to take out that book to the most difficult chapters, and we all have so many different answers, that we spend the entire time laughing. As one of the top online toy retailers, we have access to unprecendented quantities of product review data.
I do not see how this exercises any functional portions of your brain dealing with problem solving or logic. I can recommend this book for anyone of any age. But then there's the other half of the book. He likes it and goes back to it time and again. I gave the book to two older siblings normally not games players and they each found a type of game that hooked them immediately. As others have stated, there is a lot of trivia knowledge, much of which feels dated for a millennial.
Amen provides the rationale for the book, stating that it helps to improve such brain functions as attention to detail, long-term memory, multitasking, executive functioning, working memory and processing speed. Occasionally there are questions from the 1990s or--even more rarely--from the 2000s. If you were born in the 1970s, you're going to struggle a lot but you'll still get a lot out of it. What amazes me, however, is how many of the games and puzzles are original and clever and how broad the subject matter is. Here's the thing, some people think reading is a good way to exercise the brain.
This isn't just your run-of-the-mill brainteaser book. In just 15 minutes a day, anyone can improve his brain's strength, flexibility, and long-term health. While this information is generally accurate, it should not be used as an absolute answer. I bought this for my grandmother for Christmas. I developed a few of the trivia games for that site. At my age, however I'm retired, mind you , it is child stuff. Lots of facts and fun trivia on a wide range of topics.
It's also the kind of book that I think would make a great holiday gift, house-guest thank you, get-well gift, etc. Playing the wide variety of puzzles, trivia, quizzes, and word games in the book is interesting and fun, even more so when done in a group. Once I started looking at it, I couldn't wait to get my pencil out and start answering the quizzes. It's probably good for younger adults, those fresh from high school and those who missed on a lot through high school. Turns out that is not nessarily so.
She said she was offended by it because it implied she was losing her mind. But how does this help me? Only downside, some that are about the U. I mean, Merv Griffin for God's sake! The idea of this exercising various parts of your brain, particularly executive functioning and multitasking, is a complete gimmick. So finally I have a copy for myself. The book is printed in large type with ample line spacing so seniors, like me, can read it with ease.
If this book isn't for you, you might want think about gifting it to someone else. You can use these graphs as a general measure of it's appropriateness for a given age and gender. The games often rekindle fond memories and spark reminiscent conversations among the participants. It's probably good for younger adults, those fresh from high school and those who missed on a lot through high school. While the book is primarily intended for seniors and those soon-to-be , my wife and I played some of the games with our grandchildren ages 8 through 14 with real success. It has puzzles, timed quizzes, fact finding exercises, etc.