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THE CHANGING MIND
A NEUROSCIENTIST`S GUIDE TO AGEING WELL
A NEW YORK TIMES AND SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'Everyone we know needs this remarkable book ... Essential for the rest of your life' Daniel H. Pink, author of When and Drive'The secrets of ageing well ...
a serious, evidence-based guide to what really works and why' Sunday Times____________________________________________We have long been encouraged to think of old age as synonymous with a decline in skills. Yet recent studies show that our decision making improves as we age, and our happiness levels peak in our eighties. What really happens to our brains as we get older? In The Changing Mind, neuroscientist, psychologist and internationally bestselling author Daniel Levitin invites us to dramatically shift our understanding of aging, demonstrating its many cognitive benefits.
He draws on cutting-edge research to offer realistic guidelines and practical cognition-enhancing tricks for everyone to follow during every decade of their life, and show us what we all can learn from those who age joyously.