Brain Strain by Clifford A Pickover eBook for children ages 9 to 14 from Cricket Media

Brain Strain

73 puzzles from ODYSSEY

Take a rollercoaster ride through an unpredictable universe of brain teasers! Originally published in ODYSSEY science magazine, these 73 puzzles meld art, science, mathematics, computers, and much, much more in an attempt to expand your mind. Each teaser is illustrated and requires no specialized knowledge to solve, just the willingness to break a mental sweat and stretch your abilities! Suggested for ages 9 to 14

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Look Inside the Table of Contents

What a Dilemma!   Use your wits to survive
Numbers, Please
Patterns, Codes, and Sequences
Probably Not   Statistics and probabilities will help you here
Strategically Speaking
Solve the Mystery
No GPS Allowed   Mazes!
Help!   Your brain, not your brawn, will help you escape
Extra Credit   Are you up for the challenge?
and, of course ... Answers to ALL Puzzles

About the author

Clifford A. Pickover is a prolific author, having published more than 40 books, translated into over a dozen languages, on topics ranging from science and mathematics to religion, art, and history. He received his PhD from Yale University’s Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and holds over 80 U.S. patents. His research has received considerable attention from media outlets ranging from CNN and WIRED to The New York Times, and his website, Pickover.com, has received millions of visits. His most recent book is The Physics Book: From the Big Bang to Quantum Resurrection.

Keep working your brain with ODYSSEY!

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