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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

Author: Richard J Davidson; Sharon Begley
Publisher: New York : Plume, 2013, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Plume edView all editions and formats
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In this book the author, a pioneer in brain research offers an entirely new model of our emotions, their origins, their power, and their malleability. For more than thirty years, the author has been at the forefront of brain research. Now he gives us an entirely new model for understanding our emotions, as well as practical strategies we can use to change them. He has discovered that personality is composed of six  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard J Davidson; Sharon Begley
ISBN: 9780452298880 0452298881 9781594630897 1594630895
OCLC Number: 977934418
Description: xx, 279 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: One brain does not fit all --
The discovery of emotional style --
Assessing your emotional style --
The brain basis of emotional style --
How emotional style develops --
The mind-brain-body connection, or how emotional style influences health --
Normal and abnormal, and when "different" becomes pathological --
The plastic brain --
Coming out of the closet --
The monk in the machine --
Rewired, or neurally inspired exercises to change your emotional style.
Responsibility: Richard J. Davidson with Sharon Begley.

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This long-awaited book by a pioneer in brain research offers a new model of our emotionsNtheir origins, their power, and their malleability.  Read more...

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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 Read more...

 
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