Brain Training Revolution with DVD: A Proven Workout for Healthy Brain Aging

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REGAIN, RETRAIN, AND MAINTAIN YOUR BRAIN

Help Prevent Memory Loss | Increase Brain Agility | Reduce Risk of Alzheimer's

Because memory loss is the number one health concern of Americans over forty-five,
The Brain Training Revolution is a valuable weapon on the battleground of aging. You have the power to grow and strengthen your brain, minimize the severity of age-associated memory lapses, and reduce your risk...

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Overview

REGAIN, RETRAIN, AND MAINTAIN YOUR BRAIN

Help Prevent Memory Loss | Increase Brain Agility | Reduce Risk of Alzheimer's

Because memory loss is the number one health concern of Americans over forty-five,
The Brain Training Revolution is a valuable weapon on the battleground of aging. You have the power to grow and strengthen your brain, minimize the severity of age-associated memory lapses, and reduce your risk of Alzheimer's disease. You can greatly influence the vitality of your brain. You can guard against brain disease. It's never too late to start the Brain Training Revolution, and the scientific evidence is clear-you will feel better and your body and brain will benefit.

You'll find out more about:

1 What to expect as your brain gets older

2. How to boost your brain's performance in midlife and beyond while combating normal age-associated memory loss

3. How to protect and strengthen the "memory maker" in your brain, the small sea horse-shaped structure called the hippocampus

4. How modest lifestyle adjustments can make a huge difference 10 maintaining a healthy brain

5 The Importance of plasticity and brain reserve: how you can better your brain at any age

6. The features of the brain that are critical to healthy brain aging

7 How to work out your brain using full-color illustrations

8. Simple things you can do every day to keep your brain healthy and functioning at its peak

"With skill, clarity and grounding in research, Paul Bendheim has put together a highly practical program that explains how to achieve lifelong brain health."

—Kenneth S. Kosik, MD, codirector, Neuroscience Research Institute, and Harriman Professor of Neuroscience, University of California, Santa Barbara

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781402260964
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks
  • Publication date: 1/1/2012
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 580,629
  • Product dimensions: 5.70 (w) x 8.70 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Motivated by a professional and personal passion, Paul Bendheim, MD, is an internationally recognized neurologist with 25 years of academic neuroscience research and industry-related drug development in Alzheimer's and other brain degenerative diseases. Dr. Bendheim is CEO and Chief Medical Officer of BrainSavers, LLC, and Chairman of the Clinical Advisory Board, Intellect Neurosciences, Inc.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments v

Introduction-You Are Your Brain ix

Part 1 Getting Up to Speed on Your Aging Brain 1

Chapter 1 The Three-Pound Universe 3

Chapter 2 Making Memories 21

Chapter 3 New Thinking on Thinking: The Young Brain, the Old Brain, and the Better Brain 33

Part 2 A Brain-Healthy Lifestyle 49

Chapter 4 The Brain Training Revolution 51

Chapter 5 Food for Thinking 61

Chapter 6 Body Moves to Grow and Strengthen Your Brain 93

Chapter 7 Because Gray Matters: Daily Workouts in the World Brain Gym! 139

Chapter 8 Stress Busters 237

Chapter 9 The Night Shift: Sleep Your Way to Bedrock Memories 255

Conclusion: Your Brain's Future 267

Part 3 Resources 271

Nutritional Quotient Scorecards 273

Answers to the Exercises 276

Recommended Resources for Readers 292

Notes 300

References 311

Recipes 312

Index 322

About the Author 326

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