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A Better Brain at Any Age: The Holistic Way to Improve Your Memory, Reduce Stress, and Sharpen Your Wits Paperback – December 1, 2008
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In a world of accelerating change and rampant uncertainty, we are stretched to learn skills to improve the clarity and coherence of our minds and brains. Kornblatt's Better Brain offers such timely advice. May it bring inspiration and confidence to many people seeking greater peace, balance, wisdom, and compassion to guide their lives in troubled times. ----Dr. Joel & Michelle Levey, Founders Wisdomatwork.com, authors Luminous Mind: Meditation & Mind Fitness
Your brain is your most valuable asset. The more you use it, the less you'll lose it. This fabulous book points the way. --M.J. Ryan, author of This Year I Will...How to Finally Change a Habit, Keep a Resolution or Make a Dream Come True
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operation. These aren't noticeable during the
conduct of our daily lives. For instance, the
act of laughing reduces blood pressure.
Reducing information overload helps us process
what we hear more efficiently.
The brain has multiple modes of operation which
help us to do the following:
o mathematics (compilation and spatial )
o body kinesthetics i.e. dancing
o inter-personal relationships
o the intra-personal self
o the naturalist
We should protect the brain at every opportunity
by doing the following:
o avoid toxins of all kinds
o wearing seat belts in cars
o protective headgear
o utilize ladders to mitigate falls
o be careful taking the stairs up or down
o utilize hand rails
Certain activities enhance brain function; namely,
o cross crawling
o touch the right hand to the left knee
o touch the left hand to the right knee
o doing puzzles and analytics
At age 75, an active brain still has the neurons
as at age 25 or younger. The author recommends to
fasten a rubber band to the wrist to remember to
change a behavior pattern like over-drinking.
Tapping various parts of the body may provide an
emotional release. The volume describes the
various parts of the brain in actual functioning.
For instance, the cerebral cortex is the area
where thinking takes place.
This work is a gold mine for persons seeking to
learn more about the functioning of the brain
and the benefits of activity and daily exercise.
Dr. Joseph S. Maresca
I no I hadn't given serious thought about feeding, exercising and caring for my brain in the same way I do my heart and other aspects of my physical self. I'm grateful to Sondra for writing this book -- expressing gratitude from my heart, and my head.
Really...check it out. You won't not think about your brain anymore.
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This is a neat little book. My boyfriend had it at our house and after reading it, I thought I would buy it for my mom. Read morePublished 16 months ago by JazFraz
Got this as a gift for my grandmother, I got a used copy but it looked great like it had never even been read!!! Hope she got some use out of it.Published on September 7, 2013 by Thomas G. Berger
The title of this book led me to believe that it would be a book about how to do various mathematical, logical, spatial, and memory exercises to improve brain function. Read morePublished on December 3, 2012 by MarkGunning