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Perhaps most important, ...
Perhaps most important, this enlightening book explores how the brain gets damaged and how the brain heals itself. The implications are staggering for the millions suffering from Alzheimer's, brain injury, or alcoholism.
|Part 1||How the Brain Gets Built|
|1||Revealing the Secrets of the Brain||3|
|2||Mental Workouts and Brain Power||12|
|3||How the Brain Learns to Talk||26|
|4||The Effect of Violence and Stress on Kids' Brains||37|
|5||Averting Retardation through IQ Boosts||49|
|Part 2||How the Brain Gets Damaged|
|6||Tracking Down the Monster within Us||65|
|7||How the Brain's Chemistry Unleashes Violence||74|
|8||Why Some Kids Turn Violent||84|
|9||New Drugs That Fight Violence||95|
|10||How Alcohol Causes Craving||108|
|11||Alcohol and the Brain's Reward Center||117|
|Part 3||How the Brain Fixes Itself|
|12||Repair and Renewal||129|
|13||Keys to Better Memory||140|
|14||Chemicals That Fix the Brain||149|
|15||Keeping the Brain Sharp as We Age||160|
|16||Reversing Stroke and Spinal Cord Damage||173|
Posted May 7, 2002
If you want to read with 'easy to read terms' about the brain, this is the book to read. It is fascinating! It is so well balanced between genetics and the enviroment. A must read for every parent!!!Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.