Make Your Brain Smarter by Ph.D. Sandra Bond Chapman
Increase Your Brain's Creativity, Energy, and Focus

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In Make Your Brain Smarter, renowned cognitive neuroscientist Dr. Sandra Bond Chapman introduces you to the very latest research in brain science and shows you how to tailor a program to strengthen your brain’s capacity to think smarter. In this all-inclusive book, Dr. Chapman delivers a comprehensive “fitness” plan that you can use to “exercise” your way to a healthier brain. You will find strategies to reduce stress and anxiety, increase productivity, enhance decision-making, and strengthen how your brain works at every age. You will discover why memory is not the most important measure of brain capacity, why IQ is a misleading index of brain potential, and why innovative thinking energizes your brain. Make Your Brain Smarter is the ultimate guide for keeping your brain fit during each decade of your life.
 

About Ph.D. Sandra Bond Chapman

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Sandra Bond Chapman, Ph.D., founder and chief director of the Center for BrainHealth, is a Distinguished University Professor at The University of Texas at Dallas. With more than thirty years of innovative discovery, she is recognized as a leading thinker in transforming how people, young and old, can build a smarter brain.Shelly Kirkland, public relations director at the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas, brings national attention to the cutting-edge research facility dedicated to understanding, protecting, and healing the brain.
 
Published January 1, 2013 by Free Press. 306 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Self Help, Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math, Education & Reference, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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Conventional wisdom says that doing crossword puzzles, word searches, cryptograms and other exercises help preserve brain function and lessen the effects of illnesses associated with elders, including Alzheimer's.

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Some of Chapman’s claims are overly simplistic (within her larger discussion of smarts across lifespan, the “finders and the seekers” label she ascribes to 26–45-year-olds seems at once too reductive and too exclusive), and her continual use of office examples raises the question of wheth...

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Help them along with these eight strategies to be sharper, make wiser decisions and stay focused.

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