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Blue mind : the surprising science that shows how being near, in, on, or under water can make you happier, healthier, more connected, and better at what you do

Author: Wallace J Nichols
Publisher: New York, NY : Little, Brown and Company, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Discusses the importance of humans' connection to water and how people are drawn to being in, on, or around oceans, rivers, and lakes and points to recent findings in neuroscience that indicate that proximity to water can improve mood, performance, health, and success.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wallace J Nichols
ISBN: 9780316252089 0316252085
OCLC Number: 860755417
Description: xviii, 333 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Why do we love water so much? --
Water and the brain : neuroscience and blue mind --
The water premium --
The senses, the body, and "big blue" --
Blue mind at work and play --
Red mind, gray mind, blue mind : the health benefits of water --
Blue unified : connection and water --
Only connect --
A million blue marbles.
Responsibility: Wallace J. Nichols ; foreword by Céline Cousteau.

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Discusses the importance of humans' connection to water and how people are drawn to being in, on, or around oceans, rivers, and lakes and points to recent findings in neuroscience that indicate that proximity to water can improve mood, performance, health, and success.

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