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    • Spark

    • The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain
    • By: John J. Ratey
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Did you know you can beat stress, lift your mood, fight memory loss, sharpen your intellect, and function better than ever simply by elevating your heart rate and breaking a sweat? The evidence is incontrovertible: Aerobic exercise physically remodels our brains for peak performance.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Scientific and motivational

    • By Roman on 12-17-09
    • The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain
    • By: John J. Ratey
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
    • Release date: 09-17-08
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4,748 ratings

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Delivered From Distraction

    • Get the Most Out of Life with Attention Deficit Disorder
    • By: Edward M. Hallowell M.D., John J. Ratey M.D.
    • Narrated by: Dan Cashman
    • Length: 13 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In 1994, Driven to Distraction sparked a revolution in our understanding of attention deficit disorder. Now a second revolution is under way in the approach to ADD, and the news is great. Drug therapies, our understanding of the role of diet and exercise, even the way we define the disorder, all are changing radically. And doctors are realizing that millions of adults suffer from this condition, though the vast majority of them remain undiagnosed and untreated.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Book on ADD

    • By Lincoln on 02-13-05

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Driven to Distraction

    • Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood Through Adulthood
    • By: M.D. Edward M. Hallowell M.D., John J. Ratey
    • Narrated by: John McDonough
    • Length: 13 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 430
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    Through vivid stories of the experiences of their patients (both adults and children), Drs. Hallowell and Ratey show the varied forms ADD takes - from the hyperactive search for high stimulation to the floating inattention of daydreaming - and the transforming impact of precise diagnosis and treatment.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • If you or a loved one has ADHD, this is a must-read.

    • By Matthew S. Taylor on 12-18-16

    Regular price: $22.63

    • A User's Guide to the Brain

    • Perception, Attention, and the Four Theaters of the Brain
    • By: John J. Ratey
    • Narrated by: Eric Martin
    • Length: 16 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 36
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    John Ratey, best-selling author and clinical professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, lucidly explains the human brain's workings, and paves the way for a better understanding of how the brain affects who we are. Ratey provides insight into the basic structure and chemistry of the brain, and demonstrates how its systems shape our perceptions, emotions, and behavior. By giving us a greater understanding of how the brain responds to the guidance of its user, he provides us with knowledge that can enable us to improve our lives.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very eloquent and thorough!

    • By lucy on 10-16-18

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Go Wild

    • Free Your Body and Mind from the Afflictions of Civilization
    • By: John J. Ratey, Richard Manning, David Perlmutter (foreword)
    • Narrated by: Dan Woren
    • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The scientific evidence behind why maintaining a lifestyle more like that of our ancestors will restore our health and well-being. In Go Wild, Harvard Medical School Professor John Ratey, MD, and journalist Richard Manning reveal that although civilization has rapidly evolved, our bodies have not kept pace.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The most civilizing book of your life.

    • By Patrick F. Siebert on 06-01-15

    Regular price: $28.50

    • Delivered From Distraction

    • Getting the Most Out of Life with Attention Deficit Disorder
    • By: Edward M. Hallowell M.D., John J. Ratey M.D.
    • Narrated by: Edward M. Hallowell M.D.
    • Length: 2 hrs and 58 mins
    • Abridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 358
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 237
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    In 1994, Driven to Distraction sparked a revolution in our understanding of attention deficit disorder. Now a second revolution is under way in the approach to ADD, and the news is great. Drug therapies, our understanding of the role of diet and exercise, even the way we define the disorder, all are changing radically. And doctors are realizing that millions of adults suffer from this condition, though the vast majority of them remain undiagnosed and untreated.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • ADD Version

    • By Jeremy on 01-08-06

    Regular price: $19.93

    • Driven to Distraction

    • Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder
    • By: Edward M. Hallowell M.D., John J. Ratey M.D.
    • Narrated by: Edward M. Hallowell M.D.
    • Length: 1 hr and 58 mins
    • Abridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 236
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 187
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    Procrastination. Disorganization. Distractibility. Millions of adults have long considered these the hallmarks of a lack of self-discipline. But for many, these and other problems in school, at work and in social relationships are actually symptoms of an inborn neurological problem: ADD, or Attention Deficit Disorder.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • From 1 ADDer to another

    • By Kathy on 10-31-11

    Regular price: $13.27

    • Answers to Distraction

    • By: Edward M. Hallowell, John J. Ratey
    • Narrated by: John J. Ratey
    • Length: 1 hr and 33 mins
    • Abridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 35
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    Millions of adults and children are discovering that the reason they can't seem to get organized, stop procrastinating, sit still, pay attention, and finish what they started is not a lack of self-discipline but, rather, an inborn neurological condition: Attention Deficit Disorder, or ADD.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Some good practical advice

    • By Mariajose Lacher on 05-14-15

    Regular price: $9.27

    • Zivilisationskrank

    • Wie wir unsere biologische Natur mit dem modernen Leben versöhnen
    • By: John J. Ratey, Richard Manning
    • Narrated by: Matthias Lühn
    • Length: 6 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Seit 40 000 Jahren haben sich unser Körper und Gehirn kaum, unsere Lebensweise durch die Zivilisation jedoch dramatisch verändert. Das tut uns nicht gut. Krankheiten wie Diabetes, Stress oder Burnout nehmen zu. Wir leiden an einer Naturdefizit-Störung, sagt der renommierte Psychiater und Mediziner John Ratey. "Raus in die Wildnis! Weniger ist mehr!", lautet daher sein Rat. Schalten Sie Fernseher und Smartphone aus, bewegen Sie sich im Grünen. Anhand neuester Wissenschaftserkenntnisse zeigen Ratey und Co-Autor Manning, wie Aufenthalte in der Natur, mehr Schlaf, gezielte Ernährung und Achtsamkeit unser Wohlbefinden und die Gesundheit steigern.

    Regular price: $10.70