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Exuberance : the passion for life

Author: Kay R Jamison
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Vintage Books edView all editions and formats
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With the same grace and breadth of learning she brought to her studies of the mind's pathologies, Kay Redfield Jamison examines one of its most exalted states: exuberance. This "abounding, ebullient, effervescent emotion" manifests itself everywhere from child's play to scientific breakthrough and is crucially important to learning, risk-taking, social cohesiveness, and survival itself.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kay R Jamison
ISBN: 0375701486 9780375701481
OCLC Number: 61514147
Description: 405 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: "Incapable of being indifferent" --
"This wonderful loveliness" --
"Playing fields of the mind" --
"The glowing hours" --
"The champagne of moods" --
"Throwing up sky-rockets" --
"Forces of nature" --
"Nothing is too wonderful to be true" --
"We should grow too fond of it" --
"It is not down in any map."
Responsibility: by Kay Redfield Jamison.
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With the same grace and breadth of learning she brought to her studies of the mind's pathologies, Kay Redfield Jamison examines one of its most exalted states: exuberance. This "abounding, ebullient, effervescent emotion" manifests itself everywhere from child's play to scientific breakthrough and is crucially important to learning, risk-taking, social cohesiveness, and survival itself.

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