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My healthy old brain

A new book gives hope to aging gray matter

Margaret Guthrie
When your editor smiles at you with raised eyebrows, you know something's up. In his hand was a book - linkurl:__The Healthy Aging Brain: Sustaining Attachment, Attaining Wisdom__,;http://www.amazon.com/Healthy-Aging-Brain-Sustaining-Attachment/dp/0393705137 by Louis Cozolino. Most of the brains in this office are only twenty or thirty something years old at most. Since mine is the only post-seventy year old brain in the place, this was one assignment I would not be able to duck. With surreptitious trepidation, I accepted the book and embarked on a journey not just through __The Healthy Aging Brain__, but through my own central nervous system.My first, inwardly-voiced question was: Would I find out if my brain is healthy, and if it is, how could I keep it that way? If not, how could I keep my editor, and the rest of the twenty or thirty something year old brains in this place, from finding out? The book is...

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