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The owner's manual for the brain : the ultimate guide to peak mental performance at all ages, Pierce J. Howard, Ph.D

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The owner's manual for the brain : the ultimate guide to peak mental performance at all ages
Title
The owner's manual for the brain
Title remainder
the ultimate guide to peak mental performance at all ages
Statement of responsibility
Pierce J. Howard, Ph.D
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The 4th edition of this book distills the very latest reseach on the brain and explains the practical, real-world applications for our daily lives. Draws information from the frontiers of psychology, neurobiology, and cognitive science. -- From back cover
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UKMGB
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Howard, Pierce J
Dewey number
612.82
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QP376
LC item number
.H76 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brain
  • Neuropsychology
Label
The owner's manual for the brain : the ultimate guide to peak mental performance at all ages, Pierce J. Howard, Ph.D
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Publication
Copyright
Note
"Revised and updated" -- From front cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • tumultuous teens: understanding the adolescent brain
  • Finishing well: use it or lose it ;
  • The
  • brain gone awry: when your lobes get sick
  • Sex differences: how the brains of females and males differ
  • Social neuroscience: human interaction and connecting minds
  • Wellness: getting the most out of every day.
  • Brain wellness: habits that lead to optimum brain performance
  • Music as a means and as an end
  • Powders and elixirs: mind-altering agents
  • Forming a foundation: the context for using your owner's manual.
  • Humoring the mind: laughter as free (or cheap) medicine
  • Nourishment: food for the body, fuel for the brain
  • Love and romance: the wiring is the name of the game ;
  • A
  • good night's sleep: cycles, naps, dreams, and nightmares
  • Pain: God's big joke? ;
  • The
  • body cognitive: the effects of exercise
  • Woofers, bleaters, and mewers: the neuroscience of pets and other animals
  • Learning: the brain as student.
  • Getting started: a framework for exploring mind-brain concepts
  • How we learn: acquiring and remembering information
  • Giftedness: letting the genius out of the bottle
  • Building Babel: acquiring and developing language
  • Learning mathematics: inborn talent is just part of the equation
  • Creativity and problem solving: making mountains out of hills.
  • Getting to new you: the psychobiology of creativity
  • Chipping off the old block: removing barriers to creativity
  • Creating leverage: brain-based decision making
  • Neuromarketing: brain-based selling and influencing
  • Forensic neuroscience: brains, free will, and legal responsibility
  • Brain basics: a refresher course in hardware and hormones ;
  • Putting it all together: how we differ, and what makes us tick.
  • Getting smart about IQ: the many ways to be intelligent ;
  • The
  • big five: at last, a universal language for personality traits
  • EQ, call home: getting savvy about your emotional side
  • Violence and aggression: running hot and cold in a global society
  • Stress and burnout: the unrelenting fire alarm
  • Happiness: the false god
  • Closing with a prayer: a peek at states of consciousness.
  • States of consciousness: phases of the mind
  • The
  • Updating your owner's manual: the continuing search for new mind-body applications
  • trouble with drugs: of crutches and cures
  • From the cradle to the grave, with a turbulent stop at adolescence.
  • Starting well: windows of opportunity ;
  • The
Control code
ocn872700806
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Fourth edition.
Extent
1049 pages
Isbn
9780062227355
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The owner's manual for the brain : the ultimate guide to peak mental performance at all ages, Pierce J. Howard, Ph.D
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Revised and updated" -- From front cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • tumultuous teens: understanding the adolescent brain
  • Finishing well: use it or lose it ;
  • The
  • brain gone awry: when your lobes get sick
  • Sex differences: how the brains of females and males differ
  • Social neuroscience: human interaction and connecting minds
  • Wellness: getting the most out of every day.
  • Brain wellness: habits that lead to optimum brain performance
  • Music as a means and as an end
  • Powders and elixirs: mind-altering agents
  • Forming a foundation: the context for using your owner's manual.
  • Humoring the mind: laughter as free (or cheap) medicine
  • Nourishment: food for the body, fuel for the brain
  • Love and romance: the wiring is the name of the game ;
  • A
  • good night's sleep: cycles, naps, dreams, and nightmares
  • Pain: God's big joke? ;
  • The
  • body cognitive: the effects of exercise
  • Woofers, bleaters, and mewers: the neuroscience of pets and other animals
  • Learning: the brain as student.
  • Getting started: a framework for exploring mind-brain concepts
  • How we learn: acquiring and remembering information
  • Giftedness: letting the genius out of the bottle
  • Building Babel: acquiring and developing language
  • Learning mathematics: inborn talent is just part of the equation
  • Creativity and problem solving: making mountains out of hills.
  • Getting to new you: the psychobiology of creativity
  • Chipping off the old block: removing barriers to creativity
  • Creating leverage: brain-based decision making
  • Neuromarketing: brain-based selling and influencing
  • Forensic neuroscience: brains, free will, and legal responsibility
  • Brain basics: a refresher course in hardware and hormones ;
  • Putting it all together: how we differ, and what makes us tick.
  • Getting smart about IQ: the many ways to be intelligent ;
  • The
  • big five: at last, a universal language for personality traits
  • EQ, call home: getting savvy about your emotional side
  • Violence and aggression: running hot and cold in a global society
  • Stress and burnout: the unrelenting fire alarm
  • Happiness: the false god
  • Closing with a prayer: a peek at states of consciousness.
  • States of consciousness: phases of the mind
  • The
  • Updating your owner's manual: the continuing search for new mind-body applications
  • trouble with drugs: of crutches and cures
  • From the cradle to the grave, with a turbulent stop at adolescence.
  • Starting well: windows of opportunity ;
  • The
Control code
ocn872700806
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Fourth edition.
Extent
1049 pages
Isbn
9780062227355
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations

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