Keep Sharp

Keep Sharp
Author: Sanjay Gupta
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9781501166754
Available:
Release: 2021-01-05
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Keep your brain young, healthy, and sharp with this science-driven guide to protecting your mind from decline by neurosurgeon and CNN chief medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta. Throughout our life, we look for ways to keep our mind sharp and effortlessly productive. Now, globetrotting neurosurgeon Dr. Sanjay Gupta offers insights from top scientists all over the world, whose cutting-edge research can help you heighten and protect brain function and maintain cognitive health at any age. Keep Sharp debunks common myths about aging and cognitive decline, explores whether there’s a “best” diet or exercise regimen for the brain, and explains whether it’s healthier to play video games that test memory and processing speed, or to engage in more social interaction. Discover what we can learn from “super-brained” people who are in their eighties and nineties with no signs of slowing down—and whether there are truly any benefits to drugs, supplements, and vitamins. Dr. Gupta also addresses brain disease, particularly Alzheimer’s, answers all your questions about the signs and symptoms, and shows how to ward against it and stay healthy while caring for a partner in cognitive decline. He likewise provides you with a personalized twelve-week program featuring practical strategies to strengthen your brain every day. Keep Sharp is the only owner’s manual you’ll need to keep your brain young and healthy regardless of your age!

Keep Sharp

Keep Sharp
Author: Sanjay Gupta
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9781501166730
Available:
Release: 2021-01-05
Editor: Simon & Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Keep your brain young, healthy, and sharp with this science-driven guide to protecting your mind from decline by neurosurgeon and CNN chief medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta. Throughout our life, we look for ways to keep our mind sharp and effortlessly productive. Now, globetrotting neurosurgeon Dr. Sanjay Gupta offers insights from top scientists all over the world, whose cutting-edge research can help you heighten and protect brain function and maintain cognitive health at any age. Keep Sharp debunks common myths about aging and cognitive decline, explores whether there’s a “best” diet or exercise regimen for the brain, and explains whether it’s healthier to play video games that test memory and processing speed, or to engage in more social interaction. Discover what we can learn from “super-brained” people who are in their eighties and nineties with no signs of slowing down—and whether there are truly any benefits to drugs, supplements, and vitamins. Dr. Gupta also addresses brain disease, particularly Alzheimer’s, answers all your questions about the signs and symptoms, and shows how to ward against it and stay healthy while caring for a partner in cognitive decline. He likewise provides you with a personalized twelve-week program featuring practical strategies to strengthen your brain every day. Keep Sharp is the only owner’s manual you’ll need to keep your brain young and healthy regardless of your age!

Keep Sharp

Keep Sharp
Author: Sanjay Gupta
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781472274229
Available:
Release: 2021-01-05
Editor: Hachette UK
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

An exciting new science-driven guide to protecting your mind from decline. 'Fascinating' Daily Mail Throughout our lives, we are always looking for ways to keep our mind sharp and effortlessly productive. In this book, globetrotting neurosurgeon Dr Sanjay Gupta offers insights from top scientists all over the world, whose cutting edge research can help you heighten and protect brain function and maintain cognitive health at any age. Keep Sharp debunks common myths about ageing and cognitive decline, explores whether there's a 'best' diet or exercise regimen for the brain, and explains whether it's healthier to play video games that test memory and processing speed, or to engage in more social interaction. Discover what we can learn from 'super-brained' people who are in their eighties and nineties but showing no signs of slowing down - and whether there are truly any benefits to drugs, supplements and vitamins. Dr Gupta also addresses brain disease, particularly Alzheimer's, answers all your questions about signs and symptoms, and shows you both how to ward against it and how to care for a partner in cognitive decline. The book also provides readers with a personalized twelve-week programme featuring practical strategies to strengthen your brain every day. Keep Sharp is the only owner's manual you'll need to keep your brain young and healthy at any age!

Staying Sharp

Staying Sharp
Author: Henry Emmons, MD,Henry Emmons M. D.,David Alter, PhD
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781476758947
Available:
Release: 2015-09-15
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

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.

365 Games Puzzles to Keep Your Mind Sharp

365 Games   Puzzles to Keep Your Mind Sharp
Author: Kim Chamberlain
Pages: 176
ISBN: 9781634509565
Available:
Release: 2015-09-22
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Short and Fun Activities Designed to Train and Maintain Your Brain Taking care of your brain is just as beneficial as taking care of the rest of your body—research has shown that training games help improve memory, concentration, problem-solving skills, processing speed, creativity, and reasoning. 365 Games & Puzzles to Keep Your Mind Sharp provides a year’s worth of challenging mental activities to keep your brain sharp and flexible. Chamberlain’s fresh new installment uses the same format as The Five-Minute Brain Workout: a variety of games and puzzles, each with ten examples that increase in difficulty as you work through the book. This collection includes some fan favorites along with many new and exciting puzzles that will further develop your skills. 365 Games & Puzzles to Keep Your Mind Sharp is perfect for lovers of word and language games and puzzles, providing enough short, sharp exercises for a year’s worth of fun and brain stretching.

60 Ways to Keep Your Brain Sharp

60 Ways to Keep Your Brain Sharp
Author: Bonnie Sparrman
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9780736972093
Available:
Release: 2018-04-03
Editor: Harvest House Publishers
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Protect and Preserve Your Most Valuable Asset No matter your age, the way your brain works is of utmost importance to the quality of your life. It is the essence of who God made you to be and affects how you interpret the world around you. Discover new ways to enhance your brain's function by focusing on these four areas: Physical activity—getting regular exercise to help promote mental fitness Nutrition—understanding the importance of a healthy diet on cognitive performance Intellectually stimulating activities—keeping your mind flexed and nimble Spiritual and social connections—staying engaged with God and others As you apply the wisdom found in this helpful guide, you will ensure improved mental acuity now and in the future, placing you on the path to a happier, more fulfilling life. Start sharpening your skills today and experience the amazing benefits of better brain health.

Chasing Life

Chasing Life
Author: Sanjay Gupta
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9780446195003
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Release: 2007-04-09
Editor: Grand Central Life & Style
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

For centuries, adventurers and scientists have believed that not only could we delay death but that "practical immortality" was within our reach. Today, many well-respected researchers would be inclined to agree. In a book that is not about anti-aging, but about functional aging--extending your healthy, active life--Dr. Sanjay Gupta blends together compelling stories of the most up-to-date scientific breakthroughs from around the world, with cutting-edge research and advice on achieving practical immortality in this lifetime. Gupta's advice is often counterintuitive: longevity is not about eating well, but about eating less; nutritional supplements are a waste of your money; eating chocolate and drinking coffee can make you healthier. CHASING LIFE tells the stories behind the breakthroughs while also revealing the practical steps readers can take to help extend youth and life far longer than ever thought possible.

The End of Illness

The End of Illness
Author: David B. Agus
Pages: 335
ISBN: 9781451610178
Available:
Release: 2012-01-17
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Challenges popular conceptions to outline new methods for promoting wellness and longevity, arguing that traditional medicine has not been successful in treating serious illness while urging readers to embrace a systemic understanding of the body that incorporates the use of revolutionary technologies.

Monday Mornings

Monday Mornings
Author: Sanjay Gupta
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9781455505135
Available:
Release: 2012-03-13
Editor: Grand Central Publishing
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Every time surgeons operate, they're betting their skills are better than the brain tumor, the faulty heart valve, the fractured femur. Sometimes, they're wrong. At Chelsea General, surgeons answer for bad outcomes at the Morbidity and Mortality conference, known as M & M. This extraordinary peek behind the curtain into what is considered the most secretive meeting in all of medicine is the back drop for the entire book. Monday Mornings, by Dr. Sanjay Gupta, follows the lives of five surgeons at Chelsea General as they push the limits of their abilities and confront their personal and professional failings, often in front of their peers at M & M. It is on Monday mornings that reflection and introspection occurs, usually in private. It is Monday Mornings that provides a unique look at the real method in which surgeons learn - through their mistakes. It is Monday Mornings when, if you're lucky, you have a chance at redemption.

Keep Sharp

Keep Sharp
Author: Sanjay Gupta
Pages: 336
ISBN: 1472274210
Available:
Release: 2021-01-05
Editor: Headline Home
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

An exciting new science-driven guide to protecting your mind from decline. Throughout our lives, we are always looking for ways to keep our mind sharp and effortlessly productive. In this book, globetrotting neurosurgeon Dr Sanjay Gupta offers insights from top scientists all over the world, whose cutting edge research can help you heighten and protect brain function and maintain cognitive health at any age. Keep Sharp debunks common myths about ageing and cognitive decline, explores whether there's a 'best' diet or exercise regimen for the brain, and explains whether it's healthier to play video games that test memory and processing speed, or to engage in more social interaction. Discover what we can learn from 'super-brained' people who are in their eighties and nineties but showing no signs of slowing down - and whether there are truly any benefits to drugs, supplements and vitamins. Dr Gupta also addresses brain disease, particularly Alzheimer's, answers all your questions about signs and symptoms, and shows you both how to ward against it and how to care for a partner in cognitive decline. The book also provides readers with a personalized twelve-week programme featuring practical strategies to strengthen your brain every day. Keep Sharp is the only owner's manual you'll need to keep your brain young and healthy at any age!

Five Minute Brain Workout

Five Minute Brain Workout
Author: Kim Chamberlain
Pages: 448
ISBN: 9781628734706
Available:
Release: 2013-09-01
Editor: Skyhorse
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Taking care of your brain is just as beneficial as taking care of the rest of your body. Research has shown that training games help improve memory, concentration, problem-solving skills, processing speed, creativity, and reasoning. The key to such exercise is to constantly learn and regularly challenge your brain’s capabilities with new tasks. Regularly doing series of short, varied tasks will keep your thinking faculties focused and flexible. Five-Minute Brain Workout contains a wide variety of games and puzzles for people who enjoy words and language. There are ten examples of the same kind of game or puzzle with a wide variety of types of each. While the puzzles have specific answers, the games do not, which means you can continue to develop your creativity by doing them more than once and coming up with different answers. And there are enough puzzles and games for a year’s worth of challenging your mind. The book’s contents can be used in any number of ways: to challenge yourself or simply have fun or as a competition against time or other people. These exercises work in many settings: home, work, schoolrooms, training and therapy sessions, and as an icebreaker at social gatherings.

Save Your Brain The 5 Things You Must Do to Keep Your Mind Young and Sharp

Save Your Brain  The 5 Things You Must Do to Keep Your Mind Young and Sharp
Author: Paul Nussbaum
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9780071717854
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Release: 2010-04-02
Editor: McGraw Hill Professional
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Expert advice on how to ward off memory loss and dementia Beginning with a diagnostic quiz to help you determine your overall brain health, and ending with meal plans and recipes for a brain boosting diet, Save Your Brain is an easy-to-follow comprehensive guide to getting the brain in the best shape possible, and keeping it there-for life! Doing the daily crossword puzzle and drinking Ginko Biloba may not be enough in fighting off mental decline. Alzeimers and Dementia are on the rise but clinical neuropsychologist David Nussbaum presents a comprehensive 5-part program for keeping brains operating at their best and fighting off these debilitating diseases. The author presents concrete, actionable tips to help you improve your: Physical Mental Social Spiritual Nutritional This is a complete system for getting the brain in the best shape possible and keeping it there for life. Our brains can remain as strong and as sharp at seventy as they were by twenty by following Dr. Nussbaum's 5 essential steps.

Brain Rules for Aging Well

Brain Rules for Aging Well
Author: John Medina
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9780998919225
Available:
Release: 2017-10-03
Editor: Pear Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

How come I can never find my keys? Why don't I sleep as well as I used to? Why do my friends keep repeating the same stories? What can I do to keep my brain sharp? Scientists know. Brain Rules for Aging Well, by developmental molecular biologist Dr. John Medina, gives you the facts, and the prescription to age well, in his signature engaging style. With so many discoveries over the years, science is literally changing our minds about the optimal care and feeding of the brain. All of it is captivating. A great deal of it is unexpected. In his New York Times best seller Brain Rules, Medina showed us how our brains really work, and why we ought to redesign our workplaces and schools to match. 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 the science. Brain Rules for Aging Well is organized into four sections, each laying out familiar problems with surprising solutions. First up, the social brain, in which topics ranging from relationships to happiness and gullibility illustrate how our emotions change with age. The second section focuses on the thinking brain, explaining how working memory and executive function change with time. The third section is all about your body: how certain kinds of exercise, diets, and sleep can slow the decline of aging. Each section is sprinkled with practical advice, for example, the fascinating benefits of dancing, and the brain science behind each intervention. The final section is about the future. Your future. Medina connects all the chapters into a plan for maintaining your brain health. You may already be experiencing the sometimes-unpleasant effects of the aging process. Or you may be deeply concerned about your loved ones who are. Either way, Brain Rules for Aging Well is for you.

Sharp Objects

Sharp Objects
Author: Gillian Flynn
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9780307351487
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Release: 2006-09-26
Editor: Crown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

NOW AN HBO® LIMITED SERIES STARRING AMY ADAMS, NOMINATED FOR EIGHT EMMY AWARDS, INCLUDING OUTSTANDING LIMITED SERIES FROM THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF GONE GIRL Fresh from a brief stay at a psych hospital, reporter Camille Preaker faces a troubling assignment: she must return to her tiny hometown to cover the murders of two preteen girls. For years, Camille has hardly spoken to her neurotic, hypochondriac mother or to the half-sister she barely knows: a beautiful thirteen-year-old with an eerie grip on the town. Now, installed in her old bedroom in her family's Victorian mansion, Camille finds herself identifying with the young victims—a bit too strongly. Dogged by her own demons, she must unravel the psychological puzzle of her own past if she wants to get the story—and survive this homecoming. Praise for Sharp Objects “Nasty, addictive reading.”—Chicago Tribune “Skillful and disturbing.”—Washington Post “Darkly original . . . [a] riveting tale.”—People

Keeping Captain

Keeping Captain
Author: Nancy Sharp Wagner
Pages: 329
ISBN: 1944132139
Available:
Release: 2017-04-30
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Summer is finally here and Carly McCallister is ready. She and her barrel-racing horse Captain have been preparing for the first horse show of the season since the last snow drift disappeared from their back pasture in April. Unfortunately, her parents have been making plans for the summer, as well. They are preparing to move to a city three hours away, do they can more easily care for Carly's elderly grandparents. Unable to find an affordable place to board Captain, her parents make the difficult decision to sell him.For Carly, the summer becomes a race against time as she struggles to find a way to stop the sale of Captain and convince her parents to reverse the chain of events that have begun to unfold in their lives.A contemporary realistic fiction novel set in rural Nebraska, Keeping Captain is a 25,000-word novel for eight-to-twelve year olds. It explores the difficult choices individuals are forced to make as they try to balance their own wants and desires with the needs of those they love.

Your Mind at Its Best

Your Mind at Its Best
Author: David B. D.Min Biebel,James E. MD Dill,Bobbie RN Dill
Pages: 233
ISBN: 0800732928
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Release: 2011-01-01
Editor: Revell
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Everyone wants a healthy brain--one that continues to function at high levels throughout life. Your Mind at Its Best helps readers achieve that by collecting the most important information and most current research on gaining and maintaining optimal brain health. In 40 easy-to-understand chapters, readers will discover a wide variety of tips and tricks to keep their minds sharp. Synthesizing science and self-help, Your Mind at Its Best makes fascinating neurological discoveries understandable and immediately applicable to readers of any age.

Keep Your Brain Sharp Teach Yourself

Keep Your Brain Sharp  Teach Yourself
Author: Simon Wootton,Terry Horne
Pages: 384
ISBN: 9781444129502
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Release: 2010-01-29
Editor: Hachette UK
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Do you forget things easily? Are you worried that you're losing your mental edge? Don't be! Keep Your Brain Sharp will prove that, in fact, your mature brain is bigger and better than ever, and it will give you hundreds of diverting puzzles, games, tests and exercises to keep it that way. It explodes the myths about old age and mental decline, explains why you get better when you get older and gives you a set of great mental workouts in a brain-boosting bible ideal for you if you think your best intellectual achievements may well lie ahead. NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the authors' many years of experience. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of how to keep your brain sharp. FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBER Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.

Cheating Death

Cheating Death
Author: Sanjay Gupta
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9780446558761
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Release: 2009-10-12
Editor: Hachette UK
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

An unborn baby with a fatal heart defect . . . a skier submerged for an hour in a frozen Norwegian lake . . . a comatose brain surgery patient whom doctors have declared a "vegetable." Twenty years ago all of them would have been given up for dead, with no realistic hope for survival. But today, thanks to incredible new medical advances, each of these individuals is alive and well . . . Cheating Death. In this riveting book, Dr. Sanjay Gupta-neurosurgeon, chief medical correspondent for CNN, and bestselling author-chronicles the almost unbelievable science that has made these seemingly miraculous recoveries possible. A bold new breed of doctors has achieved amazing rescues by refusing to accept that any life is irretrievably lost. Extended cardiac arrest, "brain death," not breathing for over an hour-all these conditions used to be considered inevitably fatal, but they no longer are. Today, revolutionary advances are blurring the traditional line between life and death in fascinating ways. Drawing on real-life stories and using his unprecedented access to the latest medical research, Dr. Gupta dramatically presents exciting accounts of how pioneering physicians and researchers are altering our understanding of how the human body functions when it comes to survival-and why more and more patients who once would have died are now alive. From experiments with therapeutic hypothermia to save comatose stroke or heart attack victims to lifesaving operations in utero to the study of animal hibernation to help wounded soldiers on far-off battlefields, these remarkable case histories transform and enrich all our assumptions about the true nature of death and life.

Angels Demons

Angels   Demons
Author: Dan Brown
Pages: 480
ISBN: 9780743493468
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Release: 2006-05-23
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The murder of a world-famous physicist raises fears that the Illuminati are operating again after centuries of silence, and religion professor Robert Langdon is called in to assist with the case.

The Alzheimer s Solution

The Alzheimer s Solution
Author: Dean Sherzai,Ayesha Sherzai
Pages: 368
ISBN: 9780062666499
Available:
Release: 2017-09-12
Editor: HarperCollins
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A revolutionary, proven program for reversing the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease and cognitive decline from award winning neurologists and codirectors of the Brain Health and Alzheimer's Prevention Program at Loma Linda University Medical Center Over 47 million people are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease worldwide. While all other major diseases are in decline, deaths from Alzheimer’s have increased radically. What you or your loved ones don’t yet know is that 90 percent of Alzheimer’s cases can be prevented. Based on the largest clinical and observational study to date, neurologists and codirectors of the Brain Health and Alzheimer’s Prevention Program at Loma Linda University Medical Center, Drs. Dean and Ayesha Sherzai, offer in The Alzheimer’s Solution the first comprehensive program for preventing Alzheimer’s disease and improving cognitive function. Alzheimer’s disease isn’t a genetic inevitability, and a diagnosis does not need to come with a death sentence. Ninety percent of grandparents, parents, husbands, and wives can be spared. Ninety percent of us can avoid ever getting Alzheimer’s, and for the 10 percent with strong genetic risk for cognitive decline, the disease can be delayed by ten to fifteen years. This isn’t an estimate or wishful thinking; it’s a percentage based on rigorous science and the remarkable results the Sherzais have seen firsthand in their clinic. This much-needed revolutionary book reveals how the brain is a living universe, directly influenced by nutrition, exercise, stress, sleep, and engagement. In other words: what you feed it, how you treat it, when you challenge it, and the ways in which you allow it to rest. These factors are the pillars of the groundbreaking program you’ll find in these pages, which features a personalized assessment for evaluating risk, a five-part program for prevention and symptom-reversal, and day-by-day guides for optimizing cognitive function. You can prevent Alzheimer’s disease from affecting you, your family, friends, and loved ones. Even with a diagnosis, you can reverse cognitive decline and add vibrant years to your life. The future of your brain is finally within your control.