Optimize your brainpower and performance with practical tools and skills
The human brain is constantly rewiring its 160 billion cells, continually and imperceptibly changing the way we think. Because of that, we can fundamentally change the way our brains work-for the better. Sort Your Brain Out shows you how to re-wire your brain to be more creative, make better decisions, improve your mood and memory, manage stress, and stave off senility. The book explains how the brain works and what you can do every day to subtly alter your behaviours, beliefs, and motivations to create positive change in your life and health.
Presents tools and exercises for maximizing your brain power
Written by brain scientist and television personality Dr. Jack Lewis and motivational speaker Adrian Webster
Includes brain-powered self-help advice that will improve your mood, help you deal with stress, and be better and smarter at work or in your everyday life
In Sort Your Brain Out, you'll discover how to shape and control the most adaptable organ in your body to think more creatively, keep your memory sharp, and live a better life on a daily basis.
Dr Jack Lewis is a brain scientist, television presenter, speaker, trainer, writer and consultant in nuroforming. He has a doctorate in neuroscience and published academic research in Journals. He is also a science television broadcaster for BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Discovery Science and National Geographic. Adrian Webster is a keynote motivational speaker and author of Capstone's Polar Bear Pirates books which inspire and motivate optimum performance. He has an extraordinary ability to engage and inspire others to achieve success. Adrian is one of the most popular motivational speakers in Europe and has followed the footsteps of Sir Richard Branson, Kofi Annan Sir Ranulph Fiennes by addressing business leaders at the Swiss Economic Forum.
What this book is all about ix Introduction 1 Your Amazing Brain - The wonder between your ears 7 Flying Start - Five quick tips to get more out of your brain 15 Old Dogs, New Tricks - It's never too late to change 21 Cyber Heads - Who's the boss, you or technology? 35 Gone Fishing (for Great Ideas) - Are you receiving, over? 55 Perception Is Everything - Mind the gap 73 To Do or Not To Do - Making better decisions 91 Food for Thought - Gastronomic impact for better or for worse 111 All Aboard the Stress Express! - Making sure you're in the driving seat 129 "Smart" Drugs - Understanding your chemical assistants 145 Hold On To Your Marbles - Keeping senility at bay 165 What Next? - Your brain, your call 185 Acknowledgements 195 About the Authors 199 Index 201