Adult Books

Reader's Digest Mind Stretchers Puzzle Book Vol. 5
Number Puzzles, Crosswords, Word Searches, Logic Puzzles and Surprises

By Allen D Bragdon

Subject: Reference
Spiral bound | 192 pages | 8 x 10 1/2
US$12.99 | CAN$17.99
Publication Date: 2018-09-18
ISBN: 9781621454007

Crosswords, word searches, trivia, logic and numerical games—these teasers are all designed to inspire and stimulate the mind.

ACTIVATE your thinking muscles. Itís too easy just to turn on the TV and let the images of the day wash over us, leaving brain cells unchallenged and a bit sad. Keep your brain happy with this mind stretching collection of puzzles. Crosswords, word searches, trivia, logic and numerical gamesthese teasers are all designed to inspire and stimulate the mind. So turn off the dreaded box and turn to Mind Stretchersyouíll be entertained, learn new things, wake up your brain and itís definitely more fun than watching the news.


Allen D. Bragdon is the founder of The Brainwaves Center ( The Brainwaves Center provides the general public with practical applications of current research in the neurosciences to improve and maintain mental skills. He is the Founding Editor of "Games" Magazine, and edited a daily puzzle column, "Playspace," syndicated internationally by The New York Times.

Allen has eight books about brains in print and he writes a newsletter, "The Curious Mind." His first title under the Brainwaves Books' trade paperback imprint was Building Mental Muscle, co-authored with David Gamon, Ph.D.,It has sold over 97,000 copies since publication in May 1998, was a selection of Book-of-the-Month's Quality Paperback Book Club and Rodale's Prevention Book Club. In a special hardcover edition licensed to Barnes & Noble, Building Mental Muscle became their #1 bestseller within two weeks after they put it on sale in their chain nationwide.

Allen has appeared on television, national and local radio, the web and newspapers across the country. A recognized expert in the dissemination of current neuroscience research findings, Allen speaks on these issues at meetings throughout the world.