5 edition of Brain Aging found in the catalog.
by Hans Huber Pub
Written in English
|Contributions||Carol Readhead (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||306|
There's good evidence that what you eat can make a difference in your risk of cognitive decline and dementia, including Alzheimer's disease. Here's what to do about it. The research is in: Eating certain foods (and avoiding others) has been shown to slow brain aging by years, and lessen the chances of developing Alzheimer's disease. Lawrence Whalley's new book, Understanding Brain Aging and Dementia, is a real tour de force. With style and clarity, combining wide breadth of coverage with great depth, he takes the reader on an exciting journey in this fascinating field, not only to the cutting edge of where we are now, but to where we might be in
The book includes general chapters on the neuroanatomy and neurobiology of the aging brain, and moves on to discussion of specifics including signal transduction, cell death, and specific cellular and neurological changes associated with dementia, Alzheimer's and . For the intended audience this book makes an excellent contribution to knowledge. Highly recommended. —Choice. Written by knowledgeable experts, this remarkably readable book provides a comprehensive overview of the best research on the aging brain, encompassing cognitive, emotional, social, and motivational :
Book Description. Recognition that aging is not the accumulation of disease, but rather comprises fundamental biological processes that are amenable to experimental study, is the basis for the recent growth of experimental biogerontology. As increasingly sophisticated studies provide greater understanding of what occurs in the aging brain and. A neuroscientist explains how our brains age and provides tips for aging with more vitality and happiness. By Jill Suttie | Janu About 13 years ago, I watched my very vital mother die a slow death from Lewy-Body dementia. For me, it was a wakeup call. If there were anything I could do to stay healthy myself—to avoid the slow.
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Those who desire improved brain and general health should read Dr. Timothy Jennings’s book The Aging Brain. In addition to providing a comprehensive review of normal brain aging, Dr. Jennings translates data from recent scientific studies into practical strategies for improving memory and other cognitive skills.
Filled with simple, everyday actions you can take to avoid disease, promote vitality, and prevent dementia and late-onset Alzheimer's, The Aging Brain is an easy-to-use guide to maintaining brain and body health throughout your life.
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In Brain Rules for Baby, he gave parents the brain science they need to know to raise happy, smart, moral kids. Now, in Brain Rules for Aging Well, Medina shares how you can make the most of the years you have left.
In a book destined to be a classic on aging, Medina's fascinating stories and infectious sense of humor breathe life into Brain Aging book science. Aging involves subtle changes in brain structure, chemistry, and function that commonly begin in midlife.
By the time we reach our 60s and beyond, our brains are usually smaller in size, with decreased blood flow and lower levels of neurotransmitters and hormones.
Brain-scan technology reveals aging can cause the brain to shrink. Nerve tracts in the brain shrivel, making the cerebrospinal fluid cavities larger and even leaving gaping holes in the brain.
Brain Rules for Aging Well reinforces, with statistics and examples, what a healthy lifestyle should look like. The one recommendation Medina makes that I have trouble accepting is This book was a quick, informative read with lots of technical terminology that somehow made sense/5.
ICYMI: Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet May Halt Brain Aging And other neuroscience news for the week of March 2, BrainFacts/SfN. Changes in the Aging Brain As a person gets older, changes occur in all parts of the body, including the brain.
Certain parts of the brain shrink, especially those important to learning and other complex mental activities. In certain brain regions, communication between neurons (nerve cells) can be reduced. Blood flow in the brain may also.
As people age, they change in a myriad of ways — both biological and psychological. Some of these changes may be for the better, and others are not. This book primarily concerns the normally aging brain, the neuroanatomical and neurophysiological changes that occur with age, and the mechanisms that account for them.
It is not primarily about the behavioral or cognitive. “Successful Aging is an ambitious and much-needed call for a “new truth” about aging in the 21st century. Daniel Levitin uses what we now about brain science to make a powerful case for positively transforming how we think about aging.
The Aging Brain book. Read 29 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. We're all getting older every day, and scientific research has show /5. Brain Power Book + 2 Free MP3s “Brain Power is a well-researched, well-referenced and practical guide to maintaining and improving your mind as you age.” -- Robert Sheeler, M.D., Medical Editor, Mayo Clinic Health Letter.
A course more about aging than the aging brain This course has a lot to say about aging, but it only skins on the effect aging has on the brain. There are whole chapters concerning the physical changes the body undergoes and recommendations on how to deal with rhem.
Brain Rules for Aging Well CHAPTER 5 your mind Train your brain with video games • Processing speed, the speed at which your brain takes in, processes, and reacts to outside stimuli, drops in the aging process.
It is the greatest predictor of cognitive decline. • Switching tasks becomes more difficult as you age. Sharpen your memory with these surprising anti-aging tricks for your brain.
Sharpen your memory with these surprising anti-aging tricks for your brain. 17 Ways to Age-Proof Your Brain. Successful Aging & Your Brain. Stay Physically Active. We all know people who stay active into old age, or who seem to blossom creatively late in Size: 8MB.
As a neuroscientist, professor emeritus of psychology, musician and best-selling author, Daniel Levitin has extensively studied the brain and its. The Wiley Handbook on the Aging Mind and Brain is an important text for neurologists, psychiatrists, psychologists, physiatrists, geriatricians, nurses, pharmacists, social workers, and other primary caregivers who care for patients in routine and specialty practices as well as students, interns, residents, and fellows.
In his book “The Aging Brain: Proven Steps to Prevent Dementia and Sharpen Your Mind,” psychiatrist and certified master psychopharmacologist Dr.
Timothy R. Jennings writes about the health of.Aging is accompanied by cognitive decline in a major segment of the population and is the primary risk factor for Alzheimer's disease and other prevalent neurodegenerative disorders.
Throughout the book he relates the known facts about brain aging, as well as our many preconceptions. Reexamining older scientific studies, the author is able to show that though much of what we take for granted about the mental processes of the older person is not simple, we may indeed be able to alleviate the effects of mental deterioration.