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The new brain : how the modern age is rewiring your mind

Author: Richard M Restak
Publisher: Emmaus, Pa. : Rodale, ©2003.
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"The New Brain is the story of technology and biology converging to influence the evolution of the human brain. Dramatic advances are now possible, as well as the potential for misuse and abuse." "Dr. Restak, author of more than 15 books on the brain, leads you through the latest research and the expanding field of cognitive science, explains its implications, and even offers practical advice such as how for:  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard M Restak
ISBN: 1579545017 9781579545017
OCLC Number: 51868015
Description: xii, 228 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Brain plasticity: your brain changes every day --
Genius and superior performance: Are we all capable? --
Attention deficit: the brain syndrome of our era --
More images than ever: Is it destabilizing our brains? --
The happy brain: the joy and music in you --
Modern imaging techniques: windows on the brain --
Cosmetic psychopharmacology --
Healing the diseased brain: new attempts at brain repair --
The new brain.
Responsibility: Richard Restak.
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"The New Brain is the story of technology and biology converging to influence the evolution of the human brain. Dramatic advances are now possible, as well as the potential for misuse and abuse." "Dr. Restak, author of more than 15 books on the brain, leads you through the latest research and the expanding field of cognitive science, explains its implications, and even offers practical advice such as how for: understand and mitigate the affects of media images and technology on our thoughts and emotions; estimate the effects of stress on our brain function and how to predict who is at greatest risk for harm; and develop the habits that result in peak brain performance."--Jacket.

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