Do you feel how the brain has completely relaxed in the summer and does not want to return to its usual rhythm? These books will help you understand what processes are taking place in it and how to get everything back on track in the remaining month!
Together with Liters, the largest service of electronic and audiobooks in Russia and the CIS countries, we have compiled a selection of books that will help you pump your brain, improve your memory and make you become even more productive.
“Brain blow. Miracles of perception and other features of the nervous system “, Irina Galeeva
Our brain reacts differently to sleep, alcohol, and falling in love, and many other processes in life. The author of the book, a neurologist and popular blogger Irina Galeeva, simply and fascinatingly talks about these processes and answers the most unexpected questions. For example, is it possible to slow down the heartbeat with the power of thought or die of happiness?
Together with a fictional character, in which everyone can recognize himself, the reader will drink the first cup of coffee, try not to fall asleep at work during a boring planning meeting, and trace stress reactions to everyday events. This book is a guide to the nervous system that is accessible and optimistic about what is happening to you and how it can be controlled.
“Forgetfulness is my second … something there. How to get back what is constantly out of your head “, Takashi Tsukiyama
Do you know the feeling when after five minutes you forget what the interlocutor was talking about? Or a feeling of irritation when suddenly something that was just going to be voiced out loud flies out of your head? The book by a Japanese neuroscientist and bestselling author Takashi Tsukiyama, a book by the Japanese neuroscientist and author of the bestselling book “How to Forget To Forget Everything”, which talks about the inability to concentrate and the development of inattention, will significantly reduce the number of such situations and pump your brain. How is memory impairment related to internet addiction and the modern “add to favorites” habit? What to do to maintain a clear mind and excellent memory for life?
The doctor, analyzing specific examples from practice, identifies the reasons for the deterioration of the brain and tells how to deal with this problem with the help of simple exercises.
Gut and Brain by David Perlmutter
The digestive system is directly related to what happens in the brain. And one of the most important aspects on which the general well-being and mental health of a person depends is the state of the intestinal microflora.
Do you think that performance does not depend on what your dinner consisted of? And can the gut in general influence depression, allergic or autoimmune diseases? The practical recommendations given in this book will help to change the internal ecology of your body to increase the number of “correct” microorganisms, which, in fact, support the performance of the brain. The work of David Perlmutter clearly shows that everything in our body is interconnected and the disorder of one organ will certainly affect the other.
“Brain Care” Vladimir Yakovlev Weiner, Marina Sobe-Panek
A practical guide to caring for the most important organ tells you easily and humorously what our brains really want. We pump the abs and monitor nutrition, strengthen muscles, monitor hair and skin condition, but for some reason do not devote time at all to the brain, which in fact requires no less care. The authors are absolutely right – we, as a rule, think about it least of all, although our whole life depends on the work of this mysterious organ. If you want him to serve faithfully and never fail, you also need to look after him.
The book will tell you what the owner needs to know about the brain: what to feed, what exercises to do, how to please him, and what to expect from him.
“Light yourself up! Life is in motion “John Reyty, Eric Hagerman
In this book, M.D. John Ratie convincingly argues that good for the body will be good for the brain: sports aimed at developing the body develop our brain and “ignite” positive processes in it. The author provides scientific evidence and proposes specific methods, and also talks in detail about the nature of the sensational stress hormone – cortisol.
Therefore, if you want to protect your brain from aging, reduce stress levels, and keep your memory and thinking at a high level – this book is the perfect assistant.
Lateral Logic by Gareth Moore
This book will throw you ninety different challenges, each of which will force the brain to seek new paths, turn on the imagination and make decisions that are unusual for it. The puzzles in the collection are divided into three levels: from beginner to real expert. Start with the very first ones and work your way up gradually, because many of the proposed questions are stepping stones to tasks of the next level, which are aimed at developing lateral thinking skills, in other words, you will learn to see things from a non-standard angle.
If you can go all the way to the very end, then you will greatly improve your logic and creative thinking – this will help you better solve many problems in the real world.
“Brain, are you sleeping? 14 stories that will open the door to the nightlife of our most mysterious organ ”, Guy Leschziner
Sleep is something without which our brain simply cannot exist and something that we sometimes lack so much in modern life. What happens to us and what processes are triggered in the body when we fall asleep in our bed every day?
In an effort to unravel the mystery of sleep, Dr. Guy Leschziner tells the reader 14 amazing stories about his patients. These are ordinary people with unusual abilities: some of them have 25 hours a day, someone, falling asleep, feels bees buzzing under his skin, and someone generally does not sleep completely, but partially, turning on and off different parts of the brain depending on the life situation. Together with patients, the reader will walk the path of self-discovery and learn many secrets that our own brain still hides from us.