Mind Games: The Aging Brain and How to Keep it Healthy / Edition 1

Mind Games: The Aging Brain and How to Keep it Healthy / Edition 1

by Kathleen Harmeyer
     
 

Mind Games: The Aging Brain and How to Keep it Healthy is a textbook designed to acquaint the reader with the latest theories on learning memory, and how the brain works. Based on the most recent scholarship, Mind Games: The Aging Brain and How to Keep it Healthy synthesizes these theories into mental exercises, activities and games, diet recommendations,

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Mind Games: The Aging Brain and How to Keep it Healthy is a textbook designed to acquaint the reader with the latest theories on learning memory, and how the brain works. Based on the most recent scholarship, Mind Games: The Aging Brain and How to Keep it Healthy synthesizes these theories into mental exercises, activities and games, diet recommendations, and physical exercises intended to prevent and reverse the loss of memory and brain function. Readers will be able to apply these techniques and strategies to all aspects of their lives, and those loved ones. Mind Games: The Aging Brain and How to Keep it Healthy also includes real life examples of people who have applied these theories successfully.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780766812802
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
12/07/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
5.92(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. Foreword. THE LEARNING STYLES OF AN AGILE MIND: Introduction. Capturing Information. Making Memories. Learning Style. Learning Style Investigation. Learning Style Investigation Results. Using Learning Styles. THE INTELLIGENT MIND: Introduction. General Development Of The Brain. Multiple Intelligences. Memory. Multiple Intelligences Investigation. Seek & Find Puzzle. Self-Quiz. LEARNING AND AGILITY: Introduction. Environmental Effects. Emotional Effects. Social Effects. Gender Differences. DEVELOPING A BRAWNY BRAIN: Introduction. Information Processing. Information Processing Pre-Assessment. Distractions And Attention. Information Storing Preferences. Information Retrieval Strategies. Information Processing Post-Assessment. CHALLENGES TO THE AGING BRAIN: Introduction. Physical Aspects Of Aging. Psychological Aspects of Aging. Cognitive Aspects of Aging. HOW TO REGAIN AN AGILE BRAIN: Introduction. Rhythms of Your Brain. Resting Your Brain. Feeding Your Brain. Exercising Your Brain. Feeling with Your Brain. Protecting Your Brain. AGELESS MENTAL AGILITY: Schaie's Results - The Big Payoff. Strategies to Improve Mental Agility. Mental Agility Pre-Test. Mental Agility Exercises. Mental Agility Post-Test. Mental Development Activities. EPILOGUE: Maintain Your Brain. APPENDIX A: Annotated List of Learning Opportunities for Seniors. APPENDIX B: Annotated Bibliography of Resources for Brain Development. APPENDIX C: The World Wide Web and How TO Use It for Lifelong Learning. INDEX.

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