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Brain Fitness for Women
Keeping Your Head Clear and Your Mind Sharp at Any Age
Sondra Kornblatt, Foreword by Jean Millican, MD
ISBN: 9781573244909
Book (Paperback)
Conari Press
5 1/2 x 8 1/2
224 pages
December 8, 2011


"A must read. This book busts all the myths about the brain (e.g. memory is supposed to fail as you get older) and replaces them with solid science, great humor, and a completely accessible writing style that will keep you reading from beginning to end." -Christiane Northrup, M.D., ob/gyn physician and author of the New York Times bestsellers Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom and The Wisdom of Menopause
Did you know that women have 70,000 thoughts per day and one personís brain generates more electrical impulses each day than all the telephones in the world combined?

In Brain Fitness for Women, health writer Sondra Kornblatt offers an entertaining look at how womenís brains work: the physiology of womenís brains, new research in neuroscience, the differences between womenís and menís brains, and how womenís brains age.

Kornblatt offers fun facts (yep, that chocolate youíre craving does boost cognitive function), tips (your brain wants a glass of water in the morning), and advice (forget multitasking, the brain can only process one thing at a time) for women who want to keep their minds in tiptop shape. She examines how hormones, the environment, exercise, stress, food, aging, and even friendship affect the brain, and offers strategies for keeping your brain on its metaphorical tiptoes at any age.

Sondra Kornblatt is a health writer and blogger for the Huffington Post. She is the author of A Better Brain at Any Age, Restful Insomnia, and Brain Fitness for Women, published by Conari Press. She lives in the Seattle area. Visit her at
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