Did you know that listening to music tunes up your brain? Or that certain foods can help maintain mental fitness? Or that exercise can keep both body and mind in good shape? Delving into the science behind these strategies, Brain goes even deeper to reveal the brain’s inner workings.
Overseen by distinguished neuropsychiatrist Dr. Richard Restak,
Brainis both a practical owner’s manual and a complete guide
to the brain’s development and function. Its pages explore not only
the brain’s physical formits 100 billion nerve cells and
near-infinite network of synapsesbut also its interactions that
regulate every thought and action. Brainfeatures the latest
discoveries about improving and optimizing mental acuity right
alongside sidebars on breakthrough moments in neuroscience.
Explained here also are the physical, emotional, and psychological
aspects of the brain, addressed in accessible, engaging
Combining the latest advances in our understanding of the mind-body
connection and ongoing research into such diseases as dementia,
depression, and PTSD, Brainis an indispensable guide to
mens sana in corpore sanoat every stage of life.