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Life Lessons from a Brain Surgeon
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An easy and accessible guide to boosting your brain power by an acclaimed neurosurgeon and neuroscientist.

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Rahul Jandial, MD, PhD. is an American dual-trained neurosurgeon and scientist at City of Hope, a research centre, hospital and postgraduate training faculty in Los Angeles. When he isn't performing surgery he is leading a team of scientists in Jandial Laboratory, named after him and known for its cutting-edge approach to brain surgery and neuroscience. In addition to being a world-class surgeon and scientist, Dr Jandial is the author of ten academic books and over 100 papers, but Neurofitness is his first book for a general audience. He has appeared on Todayand Nightline, both of which are American news shows, and also on programmes on the American television channels Discovery, and National Geographic, amongst others. He has also written first-person columns for VICE, a magazine and website focused on the arts, culture and current news topics.

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Forget supplements and pricey potions - these easy, doctor-approved exercises and lifestyle upgrades can help boost your brain at any age * New York Post *
Want to be happier, feel younger AND stave off dementia? Then try a leading neurosurgeon's brilliantly simple workouts for your little grey cells with this ingenious "BOOTCAMP FOR YOUR BRAIN" * Daily Mail *
World-leading neuroscientist Dr Rahul Jandial takes readers on a journey through the body's most mysterious organ. As well as revealing the secrets of the working brain, he offers tips on boosting memory, minimising pain and cutting Alzheimer's risk * Mail on Sunday *
A compelling insight into that special organ that surgeons cannot replace * Stephen Westaby, author of 'Fragile Lives' *
A powerful and trustworthy insight into the brain. You will love his playful story telling and guidance * Dr Rupy Aujla, author 'The Doctor's Kitchen' and 'Eat to Beat Illness' *
Genius is the ability to explain the complex in simple terms. In this wonderfully crafted book, Professor Rahul Jandial has explained the structure and function of one of the most complex, least understood, jargonised organs in medicine and science - the brain ... he provides detailed and moving accounts of real-life case studies from his own practice to explain the intricate workings of the brain whilst, at the same time, dispelling myths and providing practical ways in which we can all improve the function of our own brain. A must-read book to enhance brain performance now, and long into the future. Dr. Jandial is a genius * Professor Greg Whyte OBE *
Finally! A book about the brain that has gripping stories, easy to understand science, and useful tips that people can use in their daily lives. If you only read one book about the human brain, this should be the one. This book makes me even more proud of our unique craft - brain surgery and neuroscience * Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa,Author of 'Dr Q: My Journey from Migrant Farm Worker to Brain Surgeon' *
Who knew a book about the human brain could be so enlightening and enjoyable at the same time? Science has come a long way and Dr. Rahul Jandial is on the leading edge of some of the most promising and innovative breakthroughs in treating the brain. In Life Lessons from a Brain Surgeon Jandial strikes an elegant balance between highlighting scientific discoveries, "busting" popular myths and providing realistic tips that can be applied to everyday life. The stories he shares about his experiences and the brain's ability to adapt and heal are incredibly inspiring * Sandy Nunez, ESPN *

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