Brain Fitness for Women: Keeping Your Head Clear and Your Mind Sharp at Any Age

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Conari Press, Dec 8, 2011 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 224 pages
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Did you know that women have 70,000 thoughts per day and one person’s brain generates more electrical impulses each day than all the telephones in the world combined?

In Brain Fitness for Women, health writer Sondra Kornblatt offers an entertaining look at how women’s brains work: the physiology of women’s brains, new research in neuroscience, the differences between women’s and men’s brains, and how women’s brains age.

Kornblatt offers fun facts (yep, that chocolate you’re craving does boost cognitive function), tips (your brain wants a glass of water in the morning), and advice (forget multitasking, the brain can only process one thing at a time) for women who want to keep their minds in tiptop shape. She examines how hormones, the environment, exercise, stress, food, aging, and even friendship affect the brain, and offers strategies for keeping your brain on its metaphorical tiptoes at any age.

 

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Contents

Chapter 3
17
Chapter 4
33
Chapter 5
55
Chapter 6
73
Chapter 7
91
Chapter 8
107
Chapter 9
131
Chapter 11
147
Chapter 13
165
Chapter 14
181
Resources
201
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Sondra Kornblatt is a health writer and blogger for the Huffington Post. She is the author of A Better Brain at Any Age (16,000 copies sold), Restful Insomnia, and Brain Fitness for Women, published by Conari Press. She lives in the Seattle area. Visit her at www.brainfitnessforwomen.com.

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