Title: Mind Games: The Aging Brain and How to Keep it Healthy
Author: Kathleen Harmeyer
Publisher: Thomson Delmar Learning
Publication Date: 1999-12-07
Number Of Pages: 368
Schaie Ph.D., Evan Pugh Professor of Human Development and Psychology
and Director -- Gerontology Center -- Pennsylvania State University
authors have succeeded in presenting much of what is known in the
scientific community about cognitive aging and memory into a language
that's easy for readers without scientific or medical backgrounds. The
exercises are similar to those used successfully in laboratory studies
to improve a variety of cognitive skills and enhance mental flexibility
in normal, aging people."
The brain, just like any other muscle,
is strengthened through use.
Mind Games teaches you the latest concepts
on the workings of memory and how to apply them to "train your brain."
Whether you are looking to sharpen your own memory, or the memory of a
loved one, this book will provide the strategies and techniques needed.
From mental exercises, games and activities, to diet recommendations
and physical exercises, this resource can be used to train your brain
for life. (mind, brain, health, memory)