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Successful aging : a neuroscientist explores the power and potential of our lives / Daniel J. Levitin.

Levitin, Daniel J., (author.).

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Item details

  • ISBN: 9781524744182
  • ISBN: 1524744182
  • Physical Description: xxv, 498 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: [New York] : Dutton, [2020]

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Place of publication taken from publisher's website.
Bibliography, etc.:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [403]-474) and index.
Contents:
Introduction -- The continually developing brain. Individual differences and personality ; Memory and your sense of "you" ; Perception ; Intelligence ; From emotions to motivation ; Social factors ; Pain -- The choices we make. The internal clock ; Diet ; Exercise ; Sleep -- The new longevity. Living longer ; Living smarter ; Living better -- Appendix: Rejuvenating your brain.
Summary, etc.:
"Author of the iconic bestsellers This Is Your Brain on Music and The Organized Mind, Daniel Levitin turns his keen insights to what happens in our brains as we age; why we should think about health span, not life span; and, based on a rigorous analysis of neuroscientific evidence, how you can make the most of your seventies, eighties, and nineties today, no matter how old you are now"-- Provided by publisher.
Recent studies show that our decision-making skills improve as we age, and that our happiness levels peak at age eighty-two. Levitin examines the neuroscientific evidence to challenge many of the beliefs that surround aging. He provides realistic plans for how you can make the most of your seventies, eighties, and nineties today-- no matter how old you are now. -- adapted from jacket
Subject: Brain > Aging.
Brain > Aging > Health aspects.
Brain > physiology.
Cognitive Aging.
PSYCHOLOGY / Cognitive Psychology & Cognition.
PSYCHOLOGY / Developmental / Adulthood & Aging.
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Neuroscience.
Brain.
Neurophysiology.
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