The Mature Mind delivers good news for those in the second half of life, with an extraordinary account of cutting-edge neuroscience, ground-breaking psychology, fascinating vignettes from history and case studies, and practical advice for personal growth strategies. Gene Cohen, a renowned psychiatrist and gerontologist, draws from more than thirty years of research to show that surprising positive changes in our brains have the powerful potential to enhance, not diminish, our lives after fifty.
Gene Cohen, M.D., Ph.D., is a founder of the National Institute on Aging and is currently Director of the centre of Aging, Health & Humanities at George Washington University. He is the author of The Creative Age. Cohen has been interviewed on the Today" show, in the New York Times, TIME, and Newsweek, among other programs and publications. He lives in Kensington, Maryland.