Book Review: The Mature Mind

The Mature Mind. The positive Power of the aging brain. Gene Cohen, M.D., PhD. Basic Books, 2005. We are entering an exciting era of wisdom. Not only are there huge numbers of people aging well beyond the average life span of just a few years ago, but they are bringing wisdom and perspective that is uncommon in younger people. Dr. Cohen reveals multiple studies that demonstrate the continuing growth and development of the human brain. Neurogenesis continues as we age, and the capacity to learn never stops. There are practical suggestions about how to take care of our brains so that we can make the most of them.