Use it or lose it! Your mind needs exercise to stay in top condition, just as your body does. By working up a cerebral sweat in this ‘mental gymnasium’ you will soon have a lean, mean thinking machine on your shoulders.
Your mind is what makes you tick, so keeping it in tip-top condition is as important as taking care of your body. By performing mental workouts you can build your brain power and keep your mind alert and agile well into old age. Brain Workout offers a mental gymnasium to keep your brain in trim. Here are dozens of tips for building up your mental muscles, as well as a program of exercises from gentle limbering-up to more complex challenges.
Learn to hone your logical reasoning, number and word skills, pattern recognition, short- and long-term memory, comprehension, creative thinking, problem-solving, and much else besides. The exercises are fun to do and carefully devised to ensure you make progress across the whole spectrum of abilities. Self-testing enables you to assess your performance – you can learn as much from being wrong as from being right! Working systematically through the book, in no time you’ll be boosting your brain to peak efficiency. Get up to speed with Brain Workout. Stretch yourself to new limits. Give yourself the chance to excel.
Learn to confidently devise effective solutions in any situation with this fantastic guide to getting things done by focusing your mind and honing your decision making skills
Would you like to weigh up a situation and devise a resolution more effectively? Do you want to make decisions confidently and put them into effect with less worry? Would you like to be able to focus exclusively on the issue in hand rather than be distracted by a dozen irrelevant thoughts? Choices we can expect to encounter, from life-changing career moves to the best route to the coast, can expend a lot of time and mental energy if we haven’t learnt the basic skills required for getting things done effectively and decisively.
This book is a basic practical guide to the all-important mental process by which we all live our lives – analyzing a situation, sorting out how to respond to it, and taking action accordingly. We discover how to solve problems and make choices swiftly and satisfactorily, how to reduce mental stress while working under pressure, how to turn bright ideas into positive action. Following the techniques and exercises given here, you’ll soon find you are using your brain more efficiently. Your payback will be in greater confidence and greater peace of mind – which in turn will help your mental processing. Step inside this virtual circle now, and join the blessed ranks of the sorted!
Expand your mind power with this easy to follow guide to improving your IQ
Would you love a higher intelligence rating? Would you like to work your mind to its limits? This book will help you with these aims as well as enhance your reasoning powers and increase your ability to absorb and analyze information. With a range of enjoyable and engaging exercises you’ll soon be boosting your brain to peak e!ciency, and you’ll also discover that achieving this goal will bring advantages in all aspects of life – from working out your finances or helping your child with their homework to solving a tricky problem at work or excelling at card or board games. Ron Bracey provides a wealth of techniques for maximizing your IQ, as well as teaching a range of skills to that go beyond IQ, such as using knowledge trees, intelligent mindfulness, timeframe thinking and emotional intelligence. Your mind is there to be used: follow this unique “IQ and smart thinking program” to take it up to its full capacity.
Never forget a name or occasion again with this guide to improving your powers of memorization that will make you a hit at home and at work. Foreword by Dominic O’Brien.
Do you find names, events and facts reaching the tip of your tongue but going no further? Well help is at hand, memory master Michael Tipper guides you through his tried-and-tested techniques to boost your powers of memorization to astonishing new levels. Warm up by assessing your memory strength and the extent to which you can develop it. Stretch yourself a little more by practising shortcuts to retaining everyday information – such as route directions and simple lists.
Work with techniques for remembering birthdays, putting names to faces and vice versa, and giving a word-perfect speech without notes. Finally, perform stunning feats of memory that will amaze yourself and your friends. Make forgetting a thing of the past. By following the wealth of easy techniques presented in Instant Recall your memory will soon be in tip- top condition, and you will find confidence and success.
The perfect antidote to numbers-phobia, this clear, concise guide explains everything you need to know about arithmetic, fractions, statistics, probability, algebra and geometry.
We all use numbers every day, yet many people are uncomfortable with them, finding them daunting and difficult. Others treat numbers as a practical tool they can handle quite well, while failing to appreciate their most amazing qualities.
This book is the antidote to number-phobia. As with learning to swim, youʼll never look back: these are skills youʼll use for the rest of your life. If you think youʼre good with numbers already, youʼll soon discover what youʼve been missing: the endless fascination and beauty of numbers, and – at the more practical level – a whole range of techniques and shortcuts you never knew existed. Mastering Numbers brings the subject to life, replacing the atmosphere of the classroom with the wonder of the magicianʼs workshop. In learning to enjoy numbers, we discover a multitude of practical skills – everything from understanding statistics and the odds gamblers face to the interest rates on savings and ways to maximise your returns. Never again need you flounder in a business meeting or an encounter with your bank manager – and if the chance arises to chat to him more casually, you could impress with stories about pi, prime numbers, Fermatʼs theorem, and much else besides.
Full of enjoyable exercises, puzzles, demonstrations and self-testing interludes, this is a book to instruct and give pleasure.