Boost Your Brain: The New Art and Science Behind Enhanced Brain Performance

Boost Your Brain: The New Art and Science Behind Enhanced Brain Performance

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ISBN-13: 9780062199294
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 09/02/2014
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 250,662
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Majid Fotuhi, M.D., Ph.D., has created the NeurExpand Brain Center (www.neurexpand.com) and serves as its chief medical off cer. He has more than twenty-f ve years of clinical, research, and teaching experience at Johns Hopkins and Harvard Medical School, is the recipient of the distinguished teaching award from the American Academy of Neurology, and has appeared on CNN, ABC, Discovery Channel, and The Dr. Oz Show.

Table of Contents

Foreword vii

Part I The Power Within You 1

Introduction 3

Chapter 1 Your Marvelous Mind: A Growing Machine 11

Chapter 2 How to Grow a Brain 25

Chapter 3 Creating Your Twelve-Week Plan 39

Part II Brain Boosters 61

Chapter 4 The Fit-Brain Workout 63

Chapter 5 Your Recipe for a Bigger Brain 75

Chapter 6 The Path to a Calmer, Sharper Brain 95

Chapter 7 Building Brain "Muscles" 111

Part III Your Plan in Action 135

Chapter 8 Ready, Set, Go 137

Part IV Brain Shrinkers You Should Live Without 167

Chapter 9 Shrinking the Brain One Night at a Time 171

Chapter 10 How Stress or Depression May Be Shrinking Your Brain 183

Chapter 11 Bigger Belly, Smaller Brain 197

Chapter 12 Brain Attacks, Large and Small 209

Chapter 13 The Battered Brain 219

Chapter 14 Washing Away Your Brain's Neighborhoods and Highways 233

Part V On the Horizon 239

Chapter 15 Is It Alzheimer's? 241

Chapter 16 Back to the Future 253

Acknowledgments 263

Notes 265

Index 285

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