Table of Contents
▶ Foreword Benjamin S. Carson Sr., M.D.
▶ Chapter 1: The Science of Education: Informing Teaching and Learning Through the Brain Sciences
Mariale M. Hardiman, Ed.D., and Martha Bridge Denckla, M.D.
▶ Chapter 2: How Arts Training Improves Attention and Cognition
Michael Posner, Ph.D., with Brenda Patoine
▶ Chapter 3: What Can Dance Teach Us About Learning?
Scott T. Grafton, M.D.
▶ Chapter 4: A Debate on “Multiple Intelligences”
Howard Gardner, Ph.D., and James Traub
▶ Chapter 5: The Teen Brain: Primed to Learn, Primed to Take Risks
Jay N. Giedd, M.D.
▶ Chapter 6: Video Games Affect the Brain – For Better and Worse
Douglas A. Gentile, Ph.D.
▶ Chapter 7: Updating the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
David J. Kupfer, M.D., Emily A. Kuhl, Ph.D., William E. Narrow, M.D., M.P.H., and Darrel A. Regier, M.D., M.P.H.; Paul McHugh, M.D.
▶ Chapter 8: Using Deep Brain Stimulation on the Mind: Handle with Care
Mahlon R. DeLong, M.D.
▶ Chapter 9: Neuroimaging: Separating the Promise from the Pipe Dreams
Russell A. Poldrack, Ph.D.
▶ Chapter 10: Why So Many Seniors Get Swindled: Brain Anomalies and Poor Decision-making in
Natalie Denburg, Ph.D., with Lyndsay Harshman, B.S.
▶ Chapter 11: Wired for Hunger: The Brain and Obesity
Marcelo O. Dietrich, M.D., and Tamas L. Horvath, D.V.M., Ph.D.
▶ Chapter 12: Vitamin D and the Brain: More Good News
R. Douglas Shytle, Ph.D., and Paula C. Bickford, Ph.D.
▶ Chapter 13: Religion and the Brain: A Debate
Dimitrios Kapogiannis, M.D., and Jordan Grafman, Ph.D.; Andrew Newberg, M.D.
▶ Chapter 14: Decisions Are Not So Simple
How We Decide By Jonah Lehrer
Reviewed by Scott A. Huettel, Ph.D.
▶ Chapter 15: Synesthesia: Another World of Perception
Wednesday Is Indigo Blue: Discovering the Brain of Synesthesia
By Richard E. Cytowic, M.D., and David M. Eagleman, Ph.D.
Reviewed by Julian E. Asher, Ph.D.
▶ Chapter 16: Weighing in on “Conditioned Hypereating”
The End of Overeating: Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite
By David A. Kessler, M.D.
Reviewed by Lisa J. Merlo, Ph.D., and Mark S. Gold, M.D.
▶ Chapter 17: Our Neurotech Future
The Neuro Revolution: How Brain Science Is Changing Our World
By Zack Lynch with Byron Laursen
Reviewed by Michael F. Huerta, Ph.D.