Runner's World's The Runner's Brain will show readers how to unlock and capture the miraculous potential of the body's most mysterious and intriguing organ and rewire their minds for a lifetime of athletic success. The book combines cutting-edge brain science and leading-edge sport psychology that the author Jeff Brown uses both in his private practice as a Harvard-trained clinical psychologist specializing in sport and performance psychology and as part of the medical team of several major road races including the Boston and Chicago Marathons. Chock-full of entertaining tales from runners of all abilities including some of the greats and branded by the foremost authority in running, Runner's World, readers get trustworthy information that's been proven to work both in the lab and on the road. Dr. Brown also touches upon his personal experience dealing with aggrieved runners in the medical tent following the tragic events at the 2013 Boston Marathon.
Dr. Jeff Brown, PsyD, ABPP, an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, is board certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology in Clinical and Cognitive & Behavioral Psychology. Dr. Brown lives in Boston. Liz Neporent has run 25 marathons and six ultra-marathons. A consultant to Harvard Health Publications, she has coauthored books with prominent experts. Neporent lives in New York.