The Resource Rewording the brain : how cryptic crosswords can improve your memory and boost the power and agility of your brain, David Astle

Rewording the brain : how cryptic crosswords can improve your memory and boost the power and agility of your brain, David Astle

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Rewording the brain : how cryptic crosswords can improve your memory and boost the power and agility of your brain
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Rewording the brain
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how cryptic crosswords can improve your memory and boost the power and agility of your brain
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David Astle
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eng
Summary
Recent studies have shown that puzzle-solving and wordplay are among the most effective ways to boost the power and agility of your brain. A cryptic crossword a day can help keep memory loss at bay. Why? The answer lies in the art of teasing out a clue, a discipline that calls for logic, interpretation, intuition and deduction as well as the ability to filter nuance and connotation. All these challenges and more are found in the cryptic crossword. And all are invaluable in increasing your brainpower and improving your memory and cognitive capacity. In this entertaining and essential book, cryptic crossword guru David Astle explains how your brain responds to and benefits from attempting these crosswords. A growing body of research suggests cryptic crosswords are the ideal workout for your brain, and Astle shows how regular training of this kind can be fun as well as fundamental. If you've always been intimidated by cryptic crosswords, fear not! Rewording the Brain is an accessible guide to developing and sharpening your puzzle talents. Novices and expert solvers alike will gain plenty of cryptic insights. There has never been a better time to start solving, nor a better teacher than the legendary DA. Also included are 50 cryptic crosswords hand-picked to keep your brain abuzz, ranging from beginner-friendly to fiendishly complicated!
Summary
David Astle's crosswords appear with fiendish regularity in the Age and the Sydney Morning Herald. He's become the scourge of cryptic crossword afficionados across Australia and has built up a fanatical following over the years. His latest book is for people curious about cryptic crosswords but it will also focus heavily on the brain-benefits of cryptic crosswords and be a crucial aid in helping people help themselves.
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10722306
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AU-TuBDP
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1961-
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Astle, David
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500
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no index present
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Adult
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non fiction
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True
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Crossword puzzles
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adult
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how cryptic crosswords can improve your memory and boost the power and agility of your brain
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Rewording the brain : how cryptic crosswords can improve your memory and boost the power and agility of your brain, David Astle
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9781760637545-AAU1550167-000
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unknown
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1 online resource.
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electronic
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9781760637545
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Rewording the brain : how cryptic crosswords can improve your memory and boost the power and agility of your brain, David Astle
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https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=AAU_537386&b2bSite=1545
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Downloadable Book
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier.
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text
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txt
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rdacontent.
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9781760637545-AAU1550167-000
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unknown
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1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9781760637545
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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