By Daniel G. Amen
THE FOUNTAIN of juvenile IS among YOUR EARS
A fit mind is the foremost to staying vivid and alive for a very long time, and in Use Your mind to alter Your Age, bestselling writer and mind professional Dr. Daniel G. Amen stocks ten uncomplicated steps to spice up your mind that can assist you reside longer, glance more youthful, and dramatically reduce your probability for Alzheimer's disease.
Over the final two decades at Amen Clinics, Dr. Amen has played greater than 70,000 mind scans on sufferers from 90 various international locations. His mind imaging paintings has taught him that our brains in general develop into much less lively with age and we turn into extra liable to reminiscence difficulties and melancholy. but, some of the most fascinating classes he has discovered is that with a bit forethought and a brain-smart plan, you could gradual, or maybe opposite, the getting older strategy within the brain.
About the Author
DANIEL G. AMEN, M.D., is a scientific neuroscientist, psychiatrist, and mind imaging specialist who heads the world-renowned Amen Clinics. He has released 26 books together with the hot York occasions bestsellers Change Your mind, swap Your lifestyles; brilliant brain at Any Age; and Change Your mind, swap Your Body. he's an across the world well-known keynote speaker and the celebrity of a number of extremely popular public-television specials. Dr. Amen spearheads the groundbreaking Amen Clinics' retired NFL participant mind imaging examine and is in detail concerned with The Daniel Challenge, a venture of Pastor Rick Warren and Saddleback Church to create mind fit church buildings.
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