The Mature Mind: The Positive Power of the Aging Brain

The Mature Mind: The Positive Power of the Aging Brain

by Gene D. Cohen
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0465012043

ISBN-13: 9780465012046

Pub. Date: 12/26/2006

Publisher: Basic Books

The Mature Mind delivers good news for those in the second half of life, with an extraordinary account of cutting-edge neuroscience, groundbreaking psychology, fascinating vignettes from history and case studies, and practical advice for personal growth strategies. Gene Cohen, a renowned psychiatrist and gerontologist, draws from more than thirty years of

Overview

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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780465012046
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
12/26/2006
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
554,255
Product dimensions:
13.40(w) x 20.20(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     ix
Introduction     xiii
The Power of Older Minds     1
Harnessing Developmental Intelligence     29
The Second Half of Life: Phases I and II     51
The Second Half of Life: Phases III and IV     75
Cognition, Memory, and Wisdom     93
Cultivating Social Intelligence     115
Reinventing Retirement     135
Creativity and Aging     167
Notes     183
Other Useful Resources     203
Index     225

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