Mind Games

Mind Games : The Aging Brain and How to Keep it Healthy

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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)
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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 20.32mm | 453.59g
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • 0766812804
  • 9780766812802

Table of contents

Preface. Foreword. THE LEARNING STYLES OF AN AGILE MIND: Introduction. Capturing Information. Making Memories. Learning Style. Learning Style Investigation. Learning Style Investigation Results. Using Learning Styles. THE INTELLIGENT MIND: Introduction. General Development Of The Brain. Multiple Intelligences. Memory. Multiple Intelligences Investigation. Seek & Find Puzzle. Self-Quiz. LEARNING AND AGILITY: Introduction. Environmental Effects. Emotional Effects. Social Effects. Gender Differences. DEVELOPING A BRAWNY BRAIN: Introduction. Information Processing. Information Processing Pre-Assessment. Distractions And Attention. Information Storing Preferences. Information Retrieval Strategies. Information Processing Post-Assessment. CHALLENGES TO THE AGING BRAIN: Introduction. Physical Aspects Of Aging. Psychological Aspects of Aging. Cognitive Aspects of Aging. HOW TO REGAIN AN AGILE BRAIN: Introduction. Rhythms of Your Brain. Resting Your Brain. Feeding Your Brain. Exercising Your Brain. Feeling with Your Brain. Protecting Your Brain. AGELESS MENTAL AGILITY: Schaie"s Results - The Big Payoff. Strategies to Improve Mental Agility. Mental Agility Pre-Test. Mental Agility Exercises. Mental Agility Post-Test. Mental Development Activities. EPILOGUE: Maintain Your Brain. APPENDIX A: Annotated List of Learning Opportunities for Seniors. APPENDIX B: Annotated Bibliography of Resources for Brain Development. APPENDIX C: The World Wide Web and How TO Use It for Lifelong Learning. INDEX.
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