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Restak, Richard M. 1942-

Overview
Works: 63 works in 292 publications in 9 languages and 19,528 library holdings
Genres: Popular works  Filmed lectures  Instructional films  Nonfiction films  Educational films 
Roles: Author
Classifications: QP376, 612.82
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Most widely held works about Richard M Restak
 
Most widely held works by Richard M Restak
The brain by Richard M Restak( Book )

36 editions published between 1979 and 1991 in 4 languages and held by 3,112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores present-day knowledge of the chemistry and workings of the brain
The mind by Richard M Restak( Book )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 2,088 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Human beings have searched for the meaning of mind since earliest times, in myth and poetry, in philosophy and religion and in science. This lavishly illustrated book records that search - the search for who we are
The secret life of the brain by Richard M Restak( Book )

10 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Companion to the five-part television series brought to PBS by award-winning producer David Grubin, "The Secret Life of the Brain: takes readers on a tour of the human brain. Lavishly illustrated and beautifully presented, the many mysteries of the brain are explored from infancy to old age
Think smart : a neuroscientist's prescription for improving your brain's performance by Richard M Restak( Book )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Think Smart, the renowned neuropsychiatrist and bestselling author Dr. Richard Restak details how each of us can improve and tone our body's most powerful organ: the brain. As a renowned expert on the brain, Restak knows that in the last five years there have been exciting new scientific discoveries about the brain and its performance. So he's asked his colleagues-many of them the world's leading brain scientists and researchers-one important question: What can I do to help my brain work more efficiently? Their surprising-and remarkably feasible-answers are at the heart of Think Smart. Restak combines advice culled from cutting-edge research with brain-tuning exercises to show how individuals of any age can make their brain work more effectively
Premeditated man : bioethics and the control of future human life by Richard M Restak( Book )

16 editions published between 1975 and 1977 in English and Japanese and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Older and wiser : how to maintain peak mental ability for as long as you live by Richard M Restak( Book )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and Polish and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers practical advice on how individuals can retain peak mental ability as they grow older and includes information on the role of nutrition and exercise in diminishing the effects of physical and mental decline
Mozart's brain and the fighter pilot : unleashing your brain's potential by Richard M Restak( Book )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Integrating the latest research into brain science and psychology, the author introduces a program for enhancing one's cognitive abilities, organizing thoughts and ideas, strengthening sensory capacities, and developing emotional memory
The playful brain : the surprising science of how puzzles improve your mind by Richard M Restak( Book )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A leading neuroscientist and a noted puzzle designer team up to reveal how solving puzzles improves one's brain function, giving readers the chance to work puzzles while learning how to boost their brain
Brainscapes : an introduction to what neuroscience has learned about the structure, function, and abilities of the brain by Richard M Restak( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines recent advances in neuroscience, exploring such topics as the brain's structure, how it functions, and the effect of genetics and environmental toxins on neurological disorders
The modular brain : how new discoveries in neuroscience are answering age-old questions about memory, free will, consciousness, and personal identity by Richard M Restak( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What's more, all of the expressions of the mind - the exercise of free will, memory, knowledge, consciousness, identity, and selfhood - are now recognized as dependent on the brain. Compelling case studies from his own clinical practice and research enliven Dr. Restak's explanation of how neuroscience is proposing answers to our questions about identity and consciousness, the same questions that philosophers have been asking for centuries
The brain has a mind of its own : insights from a practicing neurologist by Richard M Restak( Book )

12 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and Dutch and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bundel korte beschouwingen over het functioneren van geest en hersenen
The naked brain : how the emerging neurosociety is changing how we live, work, and love by Richard M Restak( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a study of the science of the human brain, the author examines how the latest research and developments in the field of social neuroscience are being used to influence and transform nearly every facet of modern life
Receptors by Richard M Restak( Book )

10 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and Japanese and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The promise of drugs like these raises no qualms; they are as unambiguously beneficial as antibiotics for a physical ailment. But also on the horizon is the very real likelihood that it will be possible to "design" our own brains, enriching memory, enhancing intelligence, heightening pleasure, concentration, and creativity, and changing our basic personalities. How are we to assess chemical substances like these? How do we cope with the ethical dilemmas such godlike power poses?
The new brain : how the modern age is rewiring your mind by Richard M Restak( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The New Brain is the story of technology and biology converging to influence the evolution of the human brain. Dramatic advances are now possible, as well as the potential for misuse and abuse." "Dr. Restak, author of more than 15 books on the brain, leads you through the latest research and the expanding field of cognitive science, explains its implications, and even offers practical advice such as how for: understand and mitigate the affects of media images and technology on our thoughts and emotions; estimate the effects of stress on our brain function and how to predict who is at greatest risk for harm; and develop the habits that result in peak brain performance."--Jacket
The infant mind by Richard M Restak( Book )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and Japanese and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poe's heart and the mountain climber : exploring the effect of anxiety on our brains and our culture by Richard M Restak( Book )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and Japanese and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a clinical analysis of the effects of anxiety on the human brain, offering a straightforward approach to understanding, coping with, treating, alleviating, and managing daily anxieties
Mysteries of the mind by Richard M Restak( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A noted neurologist delivers a revelatory, photo-rich study of new discoveries about the anatomy, capabilities, and emotive aspects of the human brain. Full-color photos and illustrations
Optimizing brain fitness by Richard M Restak( Visual )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of lectures on ways to improve brain performance
The longevity strategy : how to live to 100 using the brain-body connection by David J Mahoney( Book )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The authors explain the brain-body connection, "the interaction among three factors: the health of our brains, our attitudes and thought patterns, and our physical health."--Jacket
The self seekers by Richard M Restak( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The secret life of the brain
Alternative Names
Restak, Richard.

Restak, Richard 1942-

Restak, Richard (Richard M.), 1942-

Richard Restak American neurologist

רסטאק, ריצ׳רד 1942-

רסטק, ריצ'רד מ 1942-

ريتشارد ريستاك، 1942-

레스탁, 리차드 1942-

레스탁, 리처드 M. 1942-

레스택, 리처드 1942-

レスターク, リチャード

レスタック, R. M.

レスタック, リチャード・M

Languages
English (166)

Japanese (16)

German (9)

Spanish (3)

Thai (3)

Italian (2)

Polish (2)

Korean (1)

Dutch (1)

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Think smart : a neuroscientist's prescription for improving your brain's performanceOlder and wiser : how to maintain peak mental ability for as long as you liveMozart's brain and the fighter pilot : unleashing your brain's potentialThe playful brain : the surprising science of how puzzles improve your mindBrainscapes : an introduction to what neuroscience has learned about the structure, function, and abilities of the brainThe modular brain : how new discoveries in neuroscience are answering age-old questions about memory, free will, consciousness, and personal identityThe brain has a mind of its own : insights from a practicing neurologistThe naked brain : how the emerging neurosociety is changing how we live, work, and love