News item and word games update!

05-May-2009

MEC Managing Editor, Jeremy Smith, writes:

The flexible friend inside our heads

This week’s news item, adapted for MEC from a news article originally published in the Guardian Weekly, is about neuroplasticity, the brain’s ability to adapt, and its possible benefits to people with medical conditions.

Go to the News items section on your Work Area screen to find out more.

May word games

This month’s Witch’s Pot topics are ‘words for describing a person’s appearance’ (Easy), ‘things people use in ithe bathroom’ (Average) and ‘words meaning “increase” or “decrease”‘ (Difficult).

The Swamp Disaster topics are ‘-ing words’ (Easy), ‘positive and negative’ (Average) and ‘pronunciation’ (Difficult).

The Wordsearch topics are ‘sports’ (Easy), ‘adjectives describing colours’ (Average) and ‘adjectives for positive states of mind’ (Difficult).

There are new Crosswords and Bridge Builders at all levels too.

Visit the Word Games area to find them all.

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