A pioneering researcher and one of the world s foremost experts on traumatic stress offers a bold new paradigm for healing.Trauma is a fact of life Veterans and their families deal with the painful aftermath of combat one in five Americans has been molested one in four grew up with alcoholics
Whether you are a student struggling to fulfill a math or science requirement, or you are embarking on a career change that requires a higher level of math competency, A Mind for Numbers offers the tools you need to get a better grasp of that intimidating but inescapable field Engineering professor
Growing up in the high desert of California, Jim Doty was poor, with an alcoholic father and a mother chronically depressed and paralyzed by a stroke Today he is the director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education CCARE at Stanford University, of which the Dalai Lama is
Tell the doctor where it hurts It sounds simple enough, unless the problem affects the very organ that produces awareness and generates speech What is it like to try to heal the body when the mind is under attack In this book, Dr Allan Ropper and Brian Burrell take the reader behind the scenes
Feel overwhelmed by your thoughts Struggling with anxiety about your daily tasks Or do you want to stop worrying about life The truth isWe all experience the occasional negative thought But if you always feel overwhelmed, then you need to closely examine how these thoughts are negatively
To most of us, learning something the hard way implies wasted time and effort Good teaching, we believe, should be creatively tailored to the different learning styles of students and should use strategies that make learning easier Make It Stick turns fashionable ideas like these on their head.
Neuroscientist Lipska was diagnosed early in 2015 with metastatic melanoma in her brain s frontal lobe As the cancer progressed and was treated, the author experienced behavioral and cognitive symptoms connected to a range of mental disorders, including her professional specialty, schizophrenia.
New York Times Bestseller Discover the critical link between your brain and the food you eat and change the way your brain ages, in this cutting edge, practical guide to eliminating brain fog, optimizing brain health, and achieving peak mental performance from media personality and leading voice in
A revolutionary approach to enhancing your happiness level Get ready to boost your happiness in just 45 days Habits of a Happy Brain shows you how to retrain your brain to turn on the chemicals that make you happy Each page offers simple activities that help you understand the roles of your happy
The author of the acclaimed Proust and the Squid follows up with a lively, ambitious, and deeply informative book that considers the future of the reading brain and our capacity for critical thinking, empathy, and reflection as we become increasingly dependent on digital technologies A decade ago,
From the creator of Bulletproof Coffee and author of the bestselling The Bulletproof Diet comes a revolutionary plan to upgrade your brainpower in two weeks or less For the last decade, Silicon Valley entrepreneur Dave Asprey has worked with world renowned doctors and scientists to uncover the
Is it possible to heal by thought alone without drugs or surgery The truth is that it happens often than you might expect In You Are the Placebo, Dr Joe Dispenza shares numerous documented cases of those who reversed cancer, heart disease, depression, crippling arthritis, and even the
A new theory of how the brain constructs emotions that could revolutionize psychology, health care, law enforcement, and our understanding of the human mind Emotions feel automatic, like uncontrollable reactions to things we think and experience Scientists have long supported this assumption by
In the tradition of The Power of Habit and Thinking, Fast and Slow comes a practical, playful, and endlessly fascinating guide to what we really know about learning and memory today and how we can apply it to our own lives From an early age, it is drilled into our heads Restlessness, distraction,
An astonishing new science called neuroplasticity is overthrowing the centuries old notion that the human brain is immutable Psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, Norman Doidge, M.D., traveled the country to meet both the brilliant scientists championing neuroplasticity and the people whose lives they ve
Most of us have no idea what s really going on inside our heads Yet brain scientists have uncovered details every business leader, parent, and teacher should know like the need for physical activity to get your brain working its best.How do we learn What exactly do sleep and stress do to our