Book Review/Giveaway-Maximum Brain Power–Breznitz & Hemingway-Ends 11/17 | Miki's Hope

Book Review/Giveaway-Maximum Brain Power–Breznitz & Hemingway-Ends 11/17

Saturday, October 20, 2012

This contest is officially over-Thank you everyone who entered. #8 is this contests lucky number.

Marthalynn said... 8

I didn't know Mental exercises such as crossword puzzles and Sudoku are of marginal help in building
Brainpower.
October 28, 2012 10:02 PM

Congratulations Martha!! I will be sending out an email in just a few minutes. All you have to do is reply within 48 hours with your full name and address and I will forward the info to the publisher who will be sending you the book Maximum Brain Power directly.




Challenging The Brain For Health And Wisdom


This book challenges some of the old adages of how people learn and how the brain functions. This is done in a scientific but understandable format. At the end of each chapter is a short re-cap of the salient points in case you get overwhelmed-I know that I will have to re read this book a couple of times to truly understand all it has to offer me. As a senior I am somewhat worried about those senior moments and the possibility of Alzheimers. Although there is no cure, Maximum Brainpower gives the framework for keeping your mental capacity as long as you possibly can.

“Did you know that?

Mental Stress can have more devastating impact on us then physical stress
Experts are often less mentally agile then jack-of-all-traders
Hope, all by itself, is a major healing agent
Mental exercises such as crossword puzzles and Sudoku are of marginal help in building
Brainpower
A false alarm conditions us to ignore future alarms
Multitasking is a formula for the failure to learn, for it works against the basic biology of the
Brain”

About the Authors

A renowned cognitive psychologist, Shlomo Breznitz has been a visiting professor at several leading institutions including the London School of Economics and Stanford University. The author of 7 books and many scientific articles, he is also the founder of CogniFit, a company devoted to improving cognitive fitness.

Collins Hemingway is a writer and technologist who has co-authored books on business, emerging technologies, leadership and ethical principles, including Bill Gate’s #1 bestselling book Business at the Speed of Thought.

If you would like to read this book it can be found at Amazon, Barnes & Nobel, Random House and other fine bookstores or you can win a copy!

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12 comments :

eclairre said...

I did not know "Multitasking is a formula for the failure to learn, for it works against the basic biology of the
Brain"

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andalene said...

abrennan09@hotmail.com
...that mental exercises like Suduko, Crosswords, are of marginal hel in increasing brainpower.

Renee G said...

I didn't know that Hope, all by itself, is a major healing agent
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Renee G said...

I follow as Renee G on GFC
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Brandy Oliver said...

Multitasking is a formula for the failure to learn, for it works against the basic biology of the
Brain”
This is the one I never really thought about or knew;)

Elizabeth said...

A false alarm conditions us to ignore future alarms
Multitasking is a formula for the failure to learn, for it works against the basic biology of the
Brain” - I did not know that!

Marthalynn said...

I didn't know Mental exercises such as crossword puzzles and Sudoku are of marginal help in building
Brainpower. marthalynn16 at gmail

Marthalynn said...

I follow you on GFC. marthalynn16 at gmail

Marthalynn said...

I follow you on Linky as m16ly at yahoo

Marthalynn said...

I'm subscribed to your emails as acluisi at hotmail

Whitney said...

I didnt know that crossword puzzles and sudoku-like mind games were only marginally helpful.

 
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