Suggested One Read: The Secret Life of the Grown-up Brain

Book cover for The Secret Life of the Grown-up Brain by Barbara StrauchGood news! The middle-aged mind is more flexible and capable than previously thought. The nominator of Barbara Strauch’s “The Secret Life of the Grown-up Brain: The Surprising Talents of the Middle-aged Mind” simply states that this highly readable and well-researched book is “perfect for ages 20-100.”

Science writer Strauch explores the latest findings that demonstrate, through the use of technology such as brain scans, that the brain reorganizes and improves many important functions in middle-age. By detailing exactly the normal, healthy brain functions over time, Strauch also explains how its optimal processes can be maintained.

Older is better! How refreshing!

Want more reading recommendations? See other books nominated for One Read 2013.

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