Table of contents for Saving your brain : the revolutionary plan to boost brain power, improve memory, and protect yourself against aging and Alzheimer's / Jeff Victoroff.

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Part I: What's Happening to Us?
Introduction: Why Brains Change                    3
1. Adam's and Eve's Brains                   12
2. What and Where Is Memory?                 24
3. The Brain's Voyage of Life                31
4. What Is "Alzheimer's," and Are You Getting It?  46
Part II: What Can We Do About It?
Introduction: Twain's Maxim and Pascal's Bet      63
5. Is Stress Destroying Your Brain?          74
6. Is Your Job Eating Your Brain?            97
7. Can Sex Hormones Keep You Smart?         120
8. Can Non-sex Hormones Keep You Smart?     141
9. Dodging Aluminum May Save Your Brain     163
10. Saving Your Brain's Blood Flow           174
11. Food for Thought: The Brain-Saving Diet  200
12. Good News: Antioxidants Save Your Brain  238
13. Botanicals for the Brain: The Growing Promise
of Natural Neuroprotection            259

14. Smart Drugs: Utopian Dream or
Fast-Approaching Reality?             280
15. More Good News: Anti-inflammatories Help
Save Your Brain                       298
16. Saving Your Brain by Saving Your Skull  315
17. Brain Fitness I: Using Your Body to Build Your
Brain                                 343
18. Brain Fitness II: Using Your Mind to
Build Your Brain                      364
Conclusion: What the Future Holds for the Human Brain 385


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Brain Aging, Alzheimer's disease Prevention, Memory, Memory disorders Prevention