Brain Power: Improve Your Mind as You Age

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New World Library, Dec 26, 2011 - Psychology - 248 pages
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Virtually everyone fears mental deterioration as they age. But in the past thirty years neuroscientists have discovered that the brain is actually designed to improve throughout life. How can you encourage this improvement?Brain Power shares practical, state-of-the-evidence answers in this inspiring, fun-to-read plan for action. The authors have interviewed physicians, gerontologists, and neuroscientists; studied the habits of men and women who epitomize healthy aging; and applied what they describe in their own lives. The resulting guidance; along with the accompanying downloadable Brain Sync audio program; can help you activate unused brain areas, tone mental muscles, and enliven every faculty.

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Michael J. Gelb is the world's leading authority on the application of genius thinking to personal and organizational development. He is a pioneer in the fields of creative thinking, accelerated learning, and innovative leadership. Michael leads seminars for organizations such as DuPont, Merck, Microsoft, Nike, Raytheon, and YPO. He brings more than thirty years of experience as a professional speaker, seminar leader, and organizational consultant to his diverse, international clientele. Michael is the author of twelve books on accelerated learning, creativity, and innovation, including the international bestseller How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci: Seven Steps to Genius Every Day (1998). How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci has been translated into twenty-five languages and has appeared on the Washington Post,, and New York Times bestsellers lists.

Kelly Howell, creator of Brain Sync, is the world's leading authority on brain wave audio technology. With almost three million audio programs in circulation and decades of experience, Kelly is renowned for her revolutionary work in meditation and mind expansion. Her visionary recording techniques have helped hundreds of thousands of individuals achieve personal and professional goals, experience more peaceful states of mind, and enhance their mental performance. In the early 1980s, Kelly authored dozens of highly popular self-help programs, including one of the bestselling audio programs of all time, Slim Forever. Having become fascinated with brain wave altering techniques, she went on to create a superb series of brain optimization programs called Super Mind, published by Random House.

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