Train your brain to be quicker, fitter and brighter than it's ever been! This book gives you everything you need to get a mental edge, featuring hundreds of puzzles, quizzes and problem-solving games. It also gives you some great advice on how to maximise your mental agility through diet, exercise and the right lifestyle choices, as well as showing you how to put your new, more powerful brain to the test at work, home and play. NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the authors' many years of experience. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of how to train your brain. FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBER Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
Table of Contents
AT HOME 01 The Brain, Diet, Exercise and Sleep 02 Mood, Mind and Mental Fitness 03 Developing Memory AT WORK 04 Managing time and stress at work 05 Numbers at Work 06 Solving Problems, Taking Decisions, Making AT PLAY 07 Travel broadens the mind - Looking and Learning 08 Creative Thinking 09 Friendship, Intimacy and Sex FINAL THOUGHTS ... Growing old - Profiting from Experience
Terry Horne is a Senior Lecturer at Lancashire Business School. He is an expert on strategic thinking, problem-solving and decision-making, and has helped hundreds of professionals train to become sharper and more strategic managers. Simon Wootton is the Chief Executive of the Norton Group. He has a background in biochemistry and is an expert on brain chemistry. The two are joint authors of several self-help and business books.