The Scientific American Healthy Aging Brain: The Neuroscience of Making the Most of Your Mature Mind

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Jossey-Bass #ad - While your brain does slow down with passing years, far from disintegrating, the healthy mature brain fades quite slowly. In fact, studies show that for many, happiness increases after the age of 70 Moreover, depression, dementia, and delusion are not normal parts of aging but diseases that may be treated.

Welcome to the new old age! There has never been a better time, in all of history, to grow old. Short-term memory may not be what it once was, but the elder brain remains able to change and learn well into old age. And myths of a miserable old age are just that. Judith horstman is the author of the scientific american day in the Life of Your Brain, Sex, The Scientific American Brave New Brain, The Scientific American Book of Love, and the Brain.

While it's still difficult to predict what brains will fall prey to Alzheimer's disease, brain scientists are finding an association between lower risks of dementia and five healthy lifestyle practices that Horstman shows how to put into place right now. A new and positive message about growing older, the scientific American Healthy Aging Brain is an indispensible user's manual on how preserve what you've got, minimize what you've lost, and optimize the vigor and health of your brain as you grow older.

The Scientific American Healthy Aging Brain: The Neuroscience of Making the Most of Your Mature Mind #ad - She's an award-winning science journalist whose work has been widely published and is the author of four other books. Scientific american is one of the most popular science magazines in the world. But will your brain age as well as the rest of you?in her fourth engaging book about the brain, Judith Horstman presents a realistic and encouraging overview of the well-aged brain, a sobering look at what can go wrong, and the latest in what neuroscience is finding might help you--and your brain--stay healthy longer.

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The Aging Brain: Proven Steps to Prevent Dementia and Sharpen Your Mind

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Baker Books #ad - Based on solid, up-to-date scientific research, the interventions explained in this book not only prevent progression toward dementia even in those who have already shown mild cognitive impairment, they also reduce disability and depression and keep people living independently longer than those who do not practice these methods.

For anyone hoping to slow the aging process, as well as anyone who acts as a caregiver to someone at risk of or already beginning to suffer from dementia and other age-related diseases, this book offers a hopeful, healthy way forward. While growing older is inevitable, many of the troubles we associate with aging--including dementia, disability, and an increased dependence on others--are not.

The Aging Brain: Proven Steps to Prevent Dementia and Sharpen Your Mind #ad - The choices we make now can help us to maintain our vitality, a sharp mind, and our independence as we age. Filled with simple, and prevent dementia and late onset Alzheimer's, promote vitality, everyday actions we can take to avoid disease, The Aging Brain is an easy-to-use guide to maintaining brain and body health throughout our lives.

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Brain Rules for Aging Well: 10 Principles for Staying Vital, Happy, and Sharp

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Pear Press #ad - Medina connects all the chapters into a plan for maintaining your brain health. First up, the social brain, in which topics ranging from relationships to happiness and gullibility illustrate how our emotions change with age. Pear press. Brain rules for aging Well is organized into four sections, each laying out familiar problems with surprising solutions.

With so many discoveries over the years, science is literally changing our minds about the optimal care and feeding of the brain. Or you may be deeply concerned about your loved ones who are. In brain rules for baby, he gave parents the brain science they need to know to raise happy, smart, moral kids. The final section is about the future.

Brain Rules for Aging Well: 10 Principles for Staying Vital, Happy, and Sharp #ad - Now, in brain rules for aging Well, Medina shares how you can make the most of the years you have left. All of it is captivating. The second section focuses on the thinking brain, explaining how working memory and executive function change with time. John medina, and the prescription to age well, gives you the facts, in his signature engaging style.

A great deal of it is unexpected. In his new york times best seller brain Rules, Medina showed us how our brains really work, and why we ought to redesign our workplaces and schools to match. How come i can never find my keys? why don't i sleep as well as I used to? Why do my friends keep repeating the same stories? What can I do to keep my brain sharp? Scientists know.

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The Mature Mind: The Positive Power of the Aging Brain

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Basic Books #ad - Gene cohen, not diminish, draws from more than thirty years of research to show that surprising positive changes in our brains have the powerful potential to enhance, a renowned psychiatrist and gerontologist, our lives after fifty. The mature mind delivers good news for those in the second half of life, with an extraordinary account of cutting-edge neuroscience, fascinating vignettes from history and case studies, groundbreaking psychology, and practical advice for personal growth strategies.

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On the Brink of Everything: Grace, Gravity, and Getting Old

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Berrett-Koehler Publishers #ad - Work & vocation: Writing a LifeV. Keep reaching in: Staying Engaged with Your SoulVII. From beloved and bestselling author Parker J. Palmer let your life speak, the courage to teach, Healing the Heart of Democracy, comes a beautiful book of reflections on what we can learn as we move closer to "the brink of everything.

Drawing on eight decades of life -- and his career as a writer, teacher, and activist -- Palmer explores the questions age raises and the promises it holds. Old, "is just another word for nothing left to lose, " he writes, a time to dive deep into life, not withdraw to the shallows. But this book is not for elders only.

On the Brink of Everything: Grace, Gravity, and Getting Old #ad - Getting real: From Illusion to RealityIV. The view from the brink: What I Can See from HereII. It's not a how-to-do-it book on aging, but a set of meditations in prose and poetry that turn the prism on the meanings of one's life, refracting new light at every turn. From beginning to end, the book is laced with humor as well as gravitas -- beautifully enhanced by three free downloadable songs from the gifted singer-songwriter Carrie Newcomer, written in response to themes in the book.

Table of ContentsPreludeI. Young & old: the Dance of the GenerationsIII. It was written to encourage adults of all ages to explore the way their lives are unfolding.

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Scientific American Mind Magazine May/June 2017

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The Creative Age: Awakening Human Potential in the Second Half of Life

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William Morrow Paperbacks #ad - Today's society is shaped by unprecedented growth in the number of people living in their "golden years", and advances in health care that offer the promise of longer, shifting patterns of work and home life, more active lives. Gene cohen debunks harmful myths about aging and illuminates the biological and emotional foundations of creativity.

He shoes how the unique combination of age, experience, and creativity can produce exciting inner growth and infinite potential for everyone. In this fascinating, life-affirming book, Dr. Cohen takes us into the previously uncharted territory of human potential in the "second half" of life. Discover the owners of the creative Age:We can actually increase the number of essential connections among brain cells including those for memory and response.

The Creative Age: Awakening Human Potential in the Second Half of Life #ad - Interweaving history, and his own fresh insights, scientific research, inspiring true-life stories, Dr. In a single generation, the view of life after fifty has changed dramatically. Pear press. Many sleep and mood disorders can be eliminated by stimulating the brain; sleep problems are not an inevitable part of aging or decline in brain functionVocabulary expands well into the eighties among people who continue to challenge themselves intellectually through reading, writing, and having a positive outlook and sense of well-being, and word games -- having difficulty finding the right word is not inevitable Capitalizing on our creativity, boosts our immune systems.

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