What’s in it for me? Harness your brain’s potential with insight from a renowned neurosurgeon.
Ignored for thousands of years, the human brain is now universally understood as the control center of the human body. Some of the reasoning behind its fundamental functions, however, such as sleep, remain unsolved. And while a recent interest in cognitive health has led to commercial brain-training games, the efficacy of many of these products isn’t actually supported by scientific evidence. So what do we know about the human brain? These readims will take you through the most up-to-date scientific insights into this complex organ, dispelling popular myths along the way. You’ll learn about the function of memory, creativity and language, and get simple advice on how to keep your brain healthy throughout your life. You’ll also learn why artists aren’t actually right-brain dominant; how long-term memories are stored in your brain; and what you can do to reduce the risk of developing dementia.