HOW MY BRAIN WORKS
A Guide to Understanding It Better and Keeping It Healthy
Winner in the 2021 IAN Book of the Year Awards in the “Health/Medicine” category
Finalist of the 2021 International Book Awards in the “Health: Psychology and Mental Health” category
Silver Medal Winner of the Readers’ Favorite 2021 International Book Awards in “Health-Medical” category
Finalist at the New Mexico/Arizona Book Awards
Distinguished Favorite Award from New York City Big Book Awards
1st Place Winner at the 2021 Royal Dragonfly Book Awards in the “Health/Diet/Nutrition” category
About the Book
The wide range of useful information contained in How my Brain Works can help the reader in many ways: basic understanding of this unique organ, advice for anyone concerned about the possibility of a cognitive problem, and the wisdom of the author's experience in helping her many patients and others to keep their brains healthy and working at their highest level.
Students with learning problems, young people considering varied career paths, victims of brain injuries or mental disorders, the middle-aged and elderly at risk of dementia—all gain from the knowledge Dr. Barbara Koltuska-Haskin has gained in her many years as a practicing neuropsychologist. In easy-to-understand language, she explains the countless ways the evaluation process she uses can help people in a wide variety of situations, and how the results can be used for maximum benefits.
Plus, building on this information, Dr. Koltuska-Haskin offers a wealth of advice and tips on how to build and maintain optimum brain health, reaching widely into the physical, psychological, nutritional, and spiritual worlds, she pulls together new research as well as age-old treasured learning to create an everyday guide to harnessing our most powerful mental tools shaping the healthful and successful lives we all seek.
Read a SouthWest Writers interview with author Barbara Koltuska-Haskin.
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