The New York Times Crosswords to Keep Your Brain Young: The 6-Step Age-Defying Program (Paperback)
Many puzzle fans enjoy crosswords not just for the fun but for the benefits--puzzles help keep the mind limber and vocabulary expanding. The 150 crosswords in this book are divided into chapters, with each chapter focusing on a specific brain-boosting theme: vocabulary building, memorization, problem solving, etc.
Will Shortz has paired up with a top neuroscientist, Dr. Majid Fotuhi, who provides introductions to each chapter and additional insight into brain health as well as facts and tips to keep your mind sharp
About the Author
Dr. MAJID FOTUHI, MD. Ph.D. is the head of the Center for Memory and Brain Health at LifeBridge Brain & Spine Institute in Baltimore. Dr. Fotuhi has faculty appointments at Harvard Medical School, Johns Hopkins University and MIT and is the author of "The Memory Cure."WILL SHORTZ has been crossword editor of The New York Times since 1993. He founded both the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament and the World Puzzle Championship. He is Puzzlemaster for "Weekend Edition Sunday" on NPR.
"[Will Shortz] is the crossword king."
--Steve Kroft, 60 Minutes
"The prince of crossword puzzlers."
"The Riddler's got nothing on Will Shortz."
--Time Out New York
"Will Shortz is [the crossword book world's] John Grisham."