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Healing spaces : the science of place and well-being

Author: Esther M Sternberg
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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If the distractions and distortions around you, the jarring colors and sounds, could shake up the healing chemistry of your mind, might your surroundings also have the power to heal you? This is the question Esther Sternberg explores in this fascinating book. This book immerses us in the discoveries that have revealed a complicated working relationship between the senses, the emotions, and the immune system, showing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Esther M Sternberg
ISBN: 9780674033368 0674033361 9780674057487 0674057481
OCLC Number: 261175566
Awards: Nominated for Pulitzer Prizes 2010
Description: 343 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Healing places --
Seeing and healing --
Sound and silence --
Cotton wool and clouds of Frankincense --
Mazes and labyrinths --
Finding your way ... --
... and losing it --
Healing thought and healing prayer --
Hormones of hope and healing --
Hospitals and well-being --
Healing cities, healing world --
Healing gardens and my place of peace.
Responsibility: Esther M. Sternberg.
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Does the world make you sick? If the distractions and distortions around you, the jarring colors and sounds, could shake up the healing chemistry of your mind, might your surroundings also have the  Read more...

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Healing Spaces [is] an exploration of environmental influences over the brain, the body and the course of mental and physical disease... Anyone who has ever felt peace descend in lovely surroundings Read more...

 
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