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Spark : the revolutionary new science of exercise and the brain

Author: John J Ratey; Eric Hagerman
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown, 2013, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Explores the mind-body connection, presenting startling research to prove that exercise is truly our best defense against everything from depression to ADD to addiction to aggression to menopause to Alzheimer's.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John J Ratey; Eric Hagerman
ISBN: 9780316113519 0316113514
OCLC Number: 884603045
Notes: Includes index.
Description: ix, 294 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: making the connection --
Welcome to the revolution: a case study on exercise and the brain --
Learning: grow your brain cells --
Stress: the greatest challenge --
Anxiety: nothing to panic about --
Depression: move your mood --
Attention deficit: running from distraction --
Addiction: reclaiming the biology of self-control --
Hormonal changes: the impact on women's brain health --
Aging: the wise way --
The regimen: build your brain --
Afterword: fanning the flames.
Responsibility: John J. Ratey, with Eric Hagerman.
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Explores the mind-body connection, presenting startling research to prove that exercise is truly our best defense against everything from depression to ADD to addiction to aggression to menopause to Alzheimer's.

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