• Life Lessons from a Brain Surgeon

  • The New Stories and Science of the Mind
  • By: Dr Rahul Jandial
  • Narrated by: Graham Winton
  • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
  • 4.9 out of 5 stars (17 ratings)

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Life Lessons from a Brain Surgeon

By: Dr Rahul Jandial
Narrated by: Graham Winton
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Publisher's Summary

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Life Lessons from a Brain Surgeon, by Rahul Jandial, read by Graham Winton.

For years Dr Rahul Jandial has transformed the lives of his neurosurgery patients by putting them through 'brain rehab', his specially developed boot camp for restoring brain function. In this eye-opening, informative and accessible guide, he uses his years of expertise to show how healthy people can rewire their brains to work in a higher gear.   

With quick and easy daily exercises, Life Lessons from a Brain Surgeon will show you how to:  

  • Boost your memory 
  • Control stress and emotions 
  • Minimise pain
  • Unleash creativity 
  • Raise smart kids 
  • Reduce the risk of Alzheimer's

Using a combination of scientific research and fascinating real-life stories from his own operating room, acclaimed neurosurgeon Rahul Jandial explains how to boost your brain power for good.

©2019 Dr Rahul Jandial (P)2019 Penguin Audio

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Excellent book

Insightful, gripping and brilliantly narrated. One of the best books on brain in general. Recommended

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  • 07-15-19

insightful listen

great tips to improve brain health. I'll probably listen to it a second time, very interesting if you have anyone in your life who has brain worries

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  • Anonymous User
  • 03-28-20

Listen and Learn

A book I could never have read too many unpronounceable words and names but absolutely great to listen to.

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  • Deana Morris
  • 03-02-20

Strong basic guide to the brain

There’s a lot to recommend this book if you know nothing about the brain and you’re interested in developing its potential for your lifetime.

It’s well structured and dynamic, peppered with insightful case studies.

It’s strength is also its weakness; it’s an overview so you’ll find yourself craving more if you’re a professional in any area related to brain health.

But would I recommend it to my 80 year old mum? Yes. Absolutely.

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  • Bevy
  • 07-22-19

Well worth a listen

Wasn’t sure about this book but have really enjoyed it. Fascinating with some interesting medical stories and packed full of great advice to keep your brain healthy.

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  • harold warren
  • 07-22-19

Love it.

I thought it was a great listen. Going to listen again. Going to recommend to friends.

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  • A A C PETTET
  • 01-09-23

Look after your brain

Learn from the source where you can, with the deep insights presented in this book. With knowledge and verified sources giving you the latest research on the most important organ in your body. Thank you to the author for sharing their insights and time

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  • Summerdayz
  • 08-01-22

Really worth a listen

A really good listen. I'll listen again in a few months as the book has some really excellent information.

Language and terminology was VERY easy to understand.

I've already been recommending.

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  • Trinidad Gonzalez
  • 03-26-21

With stories, but to the point.

It was a pleasure to listen to this book. Even though the subject is a complex one, the author makes it accessible for nearly everyone.

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  • Beth Cook
  • 06-30-20

Excellent! Everyone should read

Full of advice you can easily implement brought to life with easy to understand science and life experience

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 04-19-20

Just listen, or read.

You just might find it interesting, there is something there for everyone old, young, and middle aged, parent, male, and female

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  • Harini
  • 05-11-21

Great book!

Very well written and narrated well. Amazing that such a complex topic is explained so well and not become boring.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 08-06-19

great information. loved it.

the narrator was very good, easy to listen to.
The content most importantly was that, its up to date.