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Making a good brain great : the Amen Clinic program for achieving and sustaining optimal mental performance

Author: Daniel G Amen
Publisher: New York : Harmony Books, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Neuroscientist Amen has news for you: your brain is involved in everything you do--learn to care for it properly, and you will be smarter, healthier, and happier in as little as 15 days! Brain dysfunction is the number one reason people fail at school, work, and relationships. The brain is the organ of learning, working, and loving--the supercomputer that runs our lives. It's very simple: when our brains work right,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Popular works
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Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel G Amen
ISBN: 1400082080 9781400082087
OCLC Number: 58431834
Description: xvi, 313 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: making a good brain great --
pt. 1. nine brain-centered principles to change your life --
Your brain is involved in everything you do --
When your brain works right, you work right: when your brain is troubled, you have trouble in your life --
Your brain is the most complex organ in the universe --
Your brain is very soft, housed in a very hard skull: injuries can change your life, and no one knows about it --
Know and heal the brain systems that run your life: Amen clinic brain system quiz --
One size does not fit everyone: most problems (such as ADD, anxiety, and --
depression) are not single or simple disorders --
How do you know unless you look?: new knowledge from imaging --
Yes, you can change your brain and change your life! --
The myth of the perfect brain: we all need a little help --
pt. 2. The Amen Clinic program for making a good brain great --
Protect your brain --
Eat right to think right: food as brain medicine --
Brain workouts: keeping the brain young through mental exercise --
Exercise for your brain --
Coordinate your brain --
Brain sex: making love is good for your grain --
Improving reality: the brain's role in perception --
Serenade the brain: musical interventions --
Soothing the brain: calming the stress that kills cells --
Keeping the brain young: preventing problems of aging --
Supercharging neurons: brain-specific supplements --
Getting more help: knowing when and how to get help --
Fifteen days to a better brain --
Appendix: why SPECT: what brain SPECT imaging can tell clinicians and patients that they connot obtain elsewhere --
Glossary.
Responsibility: Daniel G. Amen.
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Neuroscientist Amen has news for you: your brain is involved in everything you do--learn to care for it properly, and you will be smarter, healthier, and happier in as little as 15 days! Brain dysfunction is the number one reason people fail at school, work, and relationships. The brain is the organ of learning, working, and loving--the supercomputer that runs our lives. It's very simple: when our brains work right, we work right--and when our brains have trouble, we have trouble in our lives. Luckily, it's never too late: the brain is capable of change, and when you care for it, the results are amazing. This bookgives you the tools you need to optimize your brain power and enrich your health and your life in the process.--From publisher description.

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