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The Scientific American healthy aging brain : the neuroscience of making the most of your mature mind

Author: Judith Horstman
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, ©2012.
Series: Scientific American brain series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Drawn from the latest research, this fascinating book offers new insight about how the brain ages; provides strategies for promoting brain health; reveals how aging people can still achieve new levels of intelligence and learn new skills and more.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Horstman
ISBN: 9780470647738 0470647736
OCLC Number: 768166278
Description: xiv, 254 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Welcome to the new old age --
Pt. one. How your brain grows. 1. The well-aged brain: older and happier --
2. How your brain grows: zero to sixty --
3. Your brain growing older: what to expect in a healthy aging brain --
Pt. two. Threats to your brain. 4. What can go wrong --
5. Alzheimer's disease: the brain killer --
Pt. three. How to optimize your aging brain. 6. The big five for optimal brain function --
7. Exercise your body: move your body for a better brain --
8. Challenge your brain --
9. Nutrition: fuel for thought --
10. The social treatment --
11. Creativity, spirit, and attitude: Enrich thyself --
Pt. four. The future for your brain. 12. Predictions, promises, and possibilities --
13. Living in the now.
Series Title: Scientific American brain series.
Other Titles: Scientific American.
Responsibility: Judith Horstman.

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