“His brain imaging work has taught him that our brains typically become less active with age and we become more vulnerable to memory problems and depression. Yet, one of the most exciting lessons he has learned is that with a little forethought and a brain-smart plan, you can slow, or even reverse, the aging process in the brain.”
Use Your Brain to Change Your Age
by Daniel G. Amen
I was amazed in learning about Dr. Amen’s work. A test. A real test that can show your brain’s activity and relate it’s performance to a psychiatric disorder like ADD.
Here’s a SPECT imaging of a woman’s brain who suffered from severe ADD and dyslexia and the resulting changes after treatment.
A classic ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) SPECT’s description: usually low prefrontal cortex with concentration.