Sunday 11 August 3.15pm - 4pm La Trobe Art Institute

Tricky Brain

David Astle, Elspeth Kernebone

Are cryptic crosswords just too…well… cryptic for your taste? Or do you relish puzzling out the clues and solving the challenge? David Astle has been tormenting us for years with his wordplay and now he wants us to believe that it’s good for us! David shares the research that suggests you can boost the power and agility of your brain, and keep memory loss at bay, with a cryptic crossword a day. He talks with Elspeth Kernebone about how regular brain training is fun as well as fundamental.

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