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

Rewording the brain : how cryptic crosswords can improve your memory and boost the power and agility of your brain, by 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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by David Astle
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Language
eng
Summary
Master wordsmith and crossword guru David Astle shows how cryptic crosswords can boost your brain power and improve your memory and cognitive capacity
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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YDX
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1961-
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Astle, David
Dewey number
153.14
Index
no index present
LC call number
BF385
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Crossword puzzles
  • Memory
  • Mnemonics
Target audience
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, by David Astle
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http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=4297665
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Publication
Contents
  • Cover; Other books by the author; Title page; Dedication; Copyright; Contents; Introduction; Part One The why- How puzzling nourishes your neurons; Let the Brain Tour Begin; Aha: The euphoria of eureka; Tempo: Pouncing versus pacing; Focus: The endangered art of being present; Memory: Your brain as active archive; Vocabulary: How porous is your thesaurus?; Haha: Hip-hip for the hippocampus; Play: Survival of the funnest; Dis/connect: Time to break and remake; Together: Thinking in harmony; Showtime; Part Two The how-to- Unlocking a cryptic crossword
  • Friendly cryptics; Tricky cryptics; Gnarly cryptics; Themers; Solutions; Acknowledgements; References; Selected bibliography
  • Health resort: Getting your brain puzzle-fit; Body building: How cryptic clues work; Neuro-cardio: A cryptic crash course; Anagrams; Double definitions; Charades; Homophones; Containers; Hiddens; Reversals; Deletions; Guru yoga: Bending the brain a little further; Spoonerisms; Manipulations; Codes; Alternations; Puns; Rebuses; Punctuation; Dot, dot, dot...; Hybrids; Booster pack: Top ten tips for solving success; Part Three The WTF- Fifty puzzles to keep your brain abuzz; Mind games: The bending begins; Formula foretastes; Recipes revealed; Recipes on request; Two-speed
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on1054369314
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781760637545
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
C77B507B-AFE4-4B3F-82D1-75E043B72FE2
System control number
(OCoLC)1054369314
Label
Rewording the brain : how cryptic crosswords can improve your memory and boost the power and agility of your brain, by David Astle
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=4297665
Publication
Contents
  • Cover; Other books by the author; Title page; Dedication; Copyright; Contents; Introduction; Part One The why- How puzzling nourishes your neurons; Let the Brain Tour Begin; Aha: The euphoria of eureka; Tempo: Pouncing versus pacing; Focus: The endangered art of being present; Memory: Your brain as active archive; Vocabulary: How porous is your thesaurus?; Haha: Hip-hip for the hippocampus; Play: Survival of the funnest; Dis/connect: Time to break and remake; Together: Thinking in harmony; Showtime; Part Two The how-to- Unlocking a cryptic crossword
  • Friendly cryptics; Tricky cryptics; Gnarly cryptics; Themers; Solutions; Acknowledgements; References; Selected bibliography
  • Health resort: Getting your brain puzzle-fit; Body building: How cryptic clues work; Neuro-cardio: A cryptic crash course; Anagrams; Double definitions; Charades; Homophones; Containers; Hiddens; Reversals; Deletions; Guru yoga: Bending the brain a little further; Spoonerisms; Manipulations; Codes; Alternations; Puns; Rebuses; Punctuation; Dot, dot, dot...; Hybrids; Booster pack: Top ten tips for solving success; Part Three The WTF- Fifty puzzles to keep your brain abuzz; Mind games: The bending begins; Formula foretastes; Recipes revealed; Recipes on request; Two-speed
Control code
on1054369314
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781760637545
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
C77B507B-AFE4-4B3F-82D1-75E043B72FE2
System control number
(OCoLC)1054369314

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