Exploring Alzheimer's

Exploring Alzheimer's

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The Rough Guide to the Brain by Barry J. Gibb 612.8 R85

The brain controls everything from our memories to our reasoning to our breathing, and it’s more powerful than the fastest supercomputer. This fascinating introduction to the science of the brain will really get you thinking.

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The Brain And Nervous System by Richard Spilsbury J 612.8 SPI.R

This book offers kids an explanation of how the brain and nervous system work to process information and instruct the body. What is a hypothalamus? How do reflexes work? Why is water important for a healthy brain? Each chapter contains a different question, so readers can develop their knowledge.

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Think Smart: a Neuroscientist's Prescription for Improving Your Brain's Performance by Richard Restak 612.82 R43t

Dr. Restak, a leading neuroscientist and New York Times-bestselling author, explains the latest in brain research and offers surprising and illuminating tips on warding off neurological decline, cognitive function, and encouraging smarter thinking day to day.

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It's All In Your Head: A Guide To Your Brilliant Brain by Sylvia Funston J 612.82 FUNSTON

Each section – Senses, Emotions, Memory, and Thinking - is packed with information, brain benders and sidebars with interesting facts and the latest research. The illustrations add detail to the explanations and are perfect for kids.

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Magnificent Mind at Any Age: Natural Ways to Unleash Your Brain's Maximum Potential by Daniel G. Amen 612.82 A51ma

Many traditional approaches to facing challenges – try harder, work longer, find the sheer willpower – don’t work or make our problems worse. This book offers solutions.

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The Mature Mind: the Positive Power of the Aging Brain by Gene D. Cohen 155.67 C67m

Good news for those in the second half of life from the fields of psychology and neuroscience, along with fascinating case studies and practical advice for caring for that mature mind.

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Preventing Alzheimer's: Prevent, Detect, Diagnose, Treat, and Even Halt Alzheimer's Disease and Other Causes of Memory Loss by William Rodman Shankle 616.8 S52p

Two doctors explore the latest research and methods for preventing and treating Alzheimer's.

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The Anti-Alzheimer's Prescription: the Science-Proven Plan to Start at Any Age by Vincent Fortanasce 616.831 F73a

It’s never too late to lower your risk for Alzheimer's, This book, aimed at baby boomers, presents a program to do just that.

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The Memory Cure: How to Protect Your Brain against Memory Loss and Alzheimer's Disease by Majid Fotuhi 616.831 F76m

Dr. Fotuhi, an expert in the field of Alzheimer's Disease and brain function, outlines his plan to guard against memory loss.

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Brain Longevity: the Breakthrough Medical Program That Improves Your Mind and Memory by Dharma Singh Khalsa 612.8 S61b

A change in diet, lifestyle, and medicine can strengthen the brain, as demonstrated by Dr. Dharma Singh Khalsa’s program.

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The Brain Explorer: Puzzles, Riddles, Illusions, And Other Mental Adventures by Pat Murphy J 793.73 BRAI

Journey through the dark tunnels of the Caverns of Memory, the twisted paths of the Forest of Hidden Surprises, and into the intriguing mysteries of the Puzzle House. This book is chock full of experiments, puzzles, riddles, and optical illusions the whole family can enjoy.

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