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My Brain and My Guts Talk to My Heart

Melissa Formica Roy Hardman Emma Hay

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Shawline Publishing Group
25 March 2024
Series: My Brain Series
‘MY BRAIN AND MY GUTS TALK TO MY HEART’ follows on from the author’s first two books 'My Brain is My Best Friend’ and ‘My Brain Has Made Friends with My Guts’, teaching children about the role their heart has in keeping their other organs healthy. This book highlights the impact of what we eat on how our vital organs function. If you eat well and exercise, you can be good friends to your brain, guts and heart for life.
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Illustrated by:   Emma Hay
Imprint:   Shawline Publishing Group
Country of Publication:   Australia
Volume:   3
ISBN:   9781923101579
ISBN 10:   1923101579
Series:   My Brain Series
Pages:   34
Publication Date:  
Recommended Age:   From 3 to 8 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  Children / Juvenile ,  0-5 years
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Dr Melissa Formica completed an Honours degree in Psychology followed by a PhD with an Australian Postgraduate Award scholarship at Deakin University. She also holds a Master’s degree in Professional Psychology and is training to become qualified as a Psychologist. Melissa’s main research interest is the prevention of cognitive decline in older age, particularly after surgery. She has several published articles relating to the effects of lifestyle factors including diet and exercise on cognitive function and has also co- published a chapter on the ‘Mediterranean Diet and Cognition’ as part of the 2nd edition Mediterranean text book from Kings College Cambridge in 2020. Melissa currently works as a Research Fellow in a large regional hospital and is heavily involved in university teaching. This book is the third in a series educating children in brain health. Please see her first book titled ‘My Brain is my Best Friend’ and her second book ‘My Brain has made Friends with my Guts’. Dr Roy Hardman has a PhD from the Faculty of Health, Arts & Design at Swinburne University of Technology within the Centre for Human Psychopharmacology Melbourne Australia.

Reviews for My Brain and My Guts Talk to My Heart

"""A perfect book to teach kids about the importance of taking care of our heart, in such an easy-to-understand way! I love this ongoing series from these two spectacular authors for all the ways they have helped me show my young children how to take care of their body for a long and happy life."" Ellie, Indie Book Reviewer [NT]"

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