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The Emotional Life of Your Brain: How Its Unique Patterns Affect the Way You Think, Feel, and Live - and How You Can Change Them by [Sharon Begley, Richard Davidson]

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Look forward to cultivating keener attention, having more attunement to others, and being more connected to your own intuition. It's all possible - and this book shows you how. - Deepak Chopra

The best book I know on how to use the exciting discoveries of neuroscience to change your life. A fabulous read - a scientific adventure story like Sherlock Holmes meeting Watson and Crick with the Dalai Lama as their advisor. - Jack Kornfield PhD

'an eye-opener...replete with breakthrough research that will change the way you see yourself and everyone you know...cutting edge findings formulated in a delightful, can't-put-it-down read. I loved this book. - Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence

Richard Davidson, a visionary neuropsychologist, joins with Sharon Begley, one of the most astute science writers, to illuminate the dimensions of our emotional make up and offer cogent and compelling ways for us to grow into more effective and fulfilled selves. - Jerome Groopman, Recanati Professor, Harvard Medical School & co-author of Your Medical Mind

We all ask the question "who am I?". For me this guy has answered it. - Ruby Wax

What a gift from the world's leading neuroscientist who works on what makes life worth living. This is a must read for everyone who is interested in positive psychology. - Martin E. P. Seligman, Author of Learned Optimism and Flourish

This superb book is many things -- a crystal clear tour of the neuroscience of emotion; a primer about how the scientific process works; a personal story by a really likeable guy; and the promise of a better world. This is a wonderful book. - Robert M. Sapolsky,Ph.D., author of Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers and Monkeyluv

A mind-opening journey guided by one of the world's great pioneers in the study of emotion. Richard Davidson addresses the questions about how we become who we are with a scientific rigor and impassioned curiosity that enable us to understand others and ourselves, as well as to directly influence how we approach life with a sense of resilience and vitality. He also crucially reveals the science-proven steps we can take to improve the function and even the structure of our brain. Soak in the wisdom of these pages and enjoy! - Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., author of Mindsight --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

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Whether he is measuring neural activity in the laboratory or climbing the Himalayas to meet the Dalai Lama, Davidson is an inveterate explorer who has spent a lifetime probing the deep mystery of human feeling. Don't miss this smart and lively book by the world's foremost expert on emotion and the brain.--Daniel Gilbert, Ph.D., author of Stumbling on Happiness

The Emotional Life of Your Brain is an eye-opener, replete with breakthrough research that will change the way you see yourself and everyone you know. Richard Davidson and Sharon Begley make a star team: cutting-edge findings formulated in a delightful, can't-put-it-down read. I loved this book.--Daniel Goleman, Ph.D., bestselling author of Emotional Intelligence

What a gift from the world's leading neuroscientist who works on what makes life worth living. This is a must-read for everyone who is interested in positive psychology.--Martin E. P. Seligman, Ph.D., author of Learned Optimism --This text refers to the paperback edition.

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  • ASIN : B006W2UXZM
  • Publisher : Hodder & Stoughton (1 March 2012)
  • Language : English
  • File size : 714 KB
  • Text-to-Speech : Enabled
  • Screen Reader : Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
  • X-Ray : Enabled
  • Word Wise : Enabled
  • Print length : 301 pages
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3.0 out of 5 stars Some great research findings embedded within a conceptually outdated framework
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