100 Days to a Younger Brain: Maximize Your Memory, Boost Your Brain Health, and Defy Dementia

100 Days to a Younger Brain: Maximize Your Memory, Boost Your Brain Health, and Defy Dementia

by Sabina Brennan PhD

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Overview

An easy program of one-a-day exercises to assess your brain health, improve your memory, protect your brain from cognitive decline and slow the effects of dementia

Living a brain-healthy life is not just to reduce the risk of dementia and other serious health issues but also to improve the quality of your life and brain performance now. Investing in brain health will cost you nothing but time and effort — and the brain-healthy recommendations in this book can all be followed for free! Brain health expert Dr. Sabina Brennan's steps are simple to follow and within your control so can be integrated into daily life with ease over the course of 100 days, including:
  • Creating a sleep profile and plan
  • Assessing your stress levels and targeting specific areas to improve
  • Building and maintaining a social life, mental health, and emotional wellbeing
  • Planning out physical activity and heart-health practices
Dr. Brennan's assessments and quizzes empowers readers to make informed choices every day about sleeping, eating and lifestyle habits that will benefit all aspects of life, from work to relationships and achieving personal goals. This motivating book proves that you don't need to understand complicated neuroscience in order to keep your brain healthy, inspiring you to do at least one small thing every day to radically improve your brain health.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780306846489
Publisher: Hachette Books
Publication date: 01/14/2020
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 619,544
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Dr. Sabina Brennan is a research psychologist and award-winning science communicator. She currently works as a Research Assistant Professor in the Institute of Neuroscience at Trinity College Dublin. Her scientific research focuses on understanding dementia risk and protective factors to establish how decline in cognitive function might be prevented or delayed.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

How To Use This Book 7

Chapter 1 Invest in Brain Health 9

Chapter 2 Bank Reserves 18

Chapter 3 Cherish Sleep 43

Chapter 4 Manage Stress 78

Chapter 5 Stay Social, Go Mental 108

Chapter 6 Love Your Heart 145

Chapter 7 Get Physical 180

Chapter 8 Adjust Your Attitude 205

Chapter 9 Build Your Bespoke Brain 242

Samples 277

Notes 288

Bibliography 290

Permissions 297

Acknowledgments 299

About the Author 300

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