The Healthy Aging Brain: Sustaining Attachment, Attaining Wisdom

The Healthy Aging Brain: Sustaining Attachment, Attaining Wisdom

by Louis Cozolino
     
 

A neuroscientifically based account of how our brains age and change over time.See more details below

Overview

A neuroscientifically based account of how our brains age and change over time.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393705133
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
09/21/2008
Series:
Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
380
Sales rank:
710,641
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.50(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Pt. I Building the Social Brain

1 The Brain As a Social Organ 13

2 Creating Attachment 35

3 Sustaining the Social Brain: A New Look 51

Pt. II The Social Brain Across the Life Span

4 Current Theories of the Aging Brain 67

5 Growth and Adaptation 86

6 Hemispheres and Hormones 104

Pt. III Attachment and Wisdom

7 The Emergence of Wisdom 127

8 The Maturation of Emotion 148

9 Challenges to Wisdom 167

10 Stories as Nurturance 185

Pt. IV Body and Soul

11 Nurturing Your Body 205

12 Nurturing Your Relationships 223

13 Grandparenting 244

14 Optimal Challenge and Maximum Inclusion 263

Appendix 1 52 Ways to Avoid Hardening of the Categories: A Program of Personal Experiments 287

Appendix 2 Suggested Readings 291

Credits 299

References 303

Index 311

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