Staying Sharp: 9 Keys for a Youthful Brain Through Modern Science and Ageless Wisdom
From the author of The Chemistry of Joy and The Chemistry of Calm comes a practical guidebook for building and maintaining a sharp, healthy, and vibrant mind.
A strong memory and a healthy brain aren’t as difficult to maintain as one might think; combining the latest neuroscience research with age-old wisdom about resilience, mindfulness, and stress reduction, Drs. Henry Emmons and David Alter show that vibrant aging is within reach. Together they demonstrate how to blend the best of modern science and Eastern holistic medicine together to form a powerful drug-free program to maintain a youthful mind and a happy life.
With more than fifty-five years of combined experience in the fields of neuroscience and psychiatry, Dr. Emmons and Dr. Alter have taken their expertise and translated the fundamentals of brain science into an easily accessible collection of the nine key lessons proven to preserve and strengthen mental acuity. Filled with easy to understand theories and practical exercises to work out your brain and mind, Staying Sharp provides you with a blueprint to live more joyfully, age more gracefully, and build intimacy in your relationships, no matter what your age.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - LivelyLady - LibraryThing
Started off strong with ideas on staying mentally engaged in the second half of life. The last third of the book seemed to lose the momentum. More examples of real people and more concrete solutions would have made this less dry. Read full review
Staying Sharp: 9 Keys for a Youthful Brain Through Modern Science and Ageless WisdomUser Review - David Alter Phd - Publishers Weekly
In this thoughtful guide, psychiatrist Emmons (The Chemistry of Calm) and clinical psychologist Alter offer tips about how to retain your memory and mental agility as you age. The authors say that it ... Read full review
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