See Inside Scientific American Mind Volume 23, Issue 3

MIND Roundup: Overcoming Mental Blocks


Three books point the way to a better brain.

Forget a midlife crisis: journalist Mark S. Walton argues that our brain actually gains new powers midway through life. In Boundless Potential (McGraw-Hill, 2012), Walton explains the neuroscience behind people's ability to reinvent their careers, finances and love lives at 40, 50, 60 and beyond. He also provides tips for how readers can do the same.

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