Think Smart: A Neuroscientists Prescription for Improving Your Brains Performance

Think Smart: A Neuroscientist’s Prescription for Improving Your Brain’s Performance / by Richard Restak, M.D.

QP 398 .R47 2009

Restak shows how individuals at any age can make their brain work more effectively and efficiently. He presents a wide array of practical recommendations about such topics as the crucial role of sleep in boosting creativity, the importance of honing sensory memory, and the neuron-firing benefits of certain foods. You’ll discover:

  • how walking a mile a day can shape your brain
  • that increased hand and finger dexterity increases both mental agility and longevity
  • how to multitask without losing your powers of concentration and focus
  • the positive impact that video games can have on your brain
  • the benefits to your brain of learning three new words every day

Restak offers helpful suggestions for fighting neurological decline that will put every reader on the path to building a healthier, more limber brain.–adapted from book jacket.

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