I found the book to be extremely fascinating and informative.
It's full of the latest discoveries in neuroscience and provides clinical vignettes to illustrate the author's vast experience with patients worldwide.
This is an excellent book on the brain focusing on the most advanced area of our brains, the cerebral cortex, specifically, the frontal lobes.
A support group for caregivers for family members with dementia had suggested this book, but I haven't found it as helpful as I thought that it would be. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Suzanne Joyce
I found the book to be a good introduction to recent research on the frontal lobes and the concept of brain plasticity in general. Read morePublished on September 28, 2009 by Matthew Caldwell
I had managed to obtain "Executive Brain" after reading Dr. Goldberg's intriguing The Wisdom Paradox: How Your Mind Can Grow Stronger As Your Brain Grows Older, and this book... Read morePublished on January 10, 2008 by ZSky
I loved the way it was written, integrating science and context (year, country, people's backgrounds) Because after all, we must not forget that our minds and brains are part of... Read morePublished on June 27, 2007 by Maria V. Isaac
At first I was afraid something written in the jargon of popular science would not be a worthwhile read. I was wrong. Read morePublished on January 9, 2007 by Dr. Dale
Goldberg does a superb job of helping the reader understand the frontal lobe function as well as executive functioning in general. Read morePublished on October 28, 2006 by Susan M. Santarpia
The Executive Brain
I this book Goldberg brillantly updates the knowledge about the most recently acquired human structure, the frontal lobes of the brain. Read more
This book is highly recommendable. It describes the state of affairs. It shows how difficult it is to test our unique human capacities and also the solution. A brilliant bookPublished on February 20, 2006 by jacques van hoof