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Title:
How the body knows its mind : the surprising power of the physical environment to influence how you think and feel
Author:
Beilock, Sian, author.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First Atria Books hardcover edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Atria Books, 2015.
Physical Description:
viii, 277 pages ; 24 cm
Summary:
"Takes you inside the amazing science of how the body affects the mind, and shows how to use that wisdom to live smarter and maximize what your body teaches your mind"--
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction: What's outside our head alters what's inside -- The laughter club : the physical nature of emotion -- Act early, think better later -- Learn by doing -- Don't just stand there : how moving sparks creativity -- Body language : how our hands help us think and communicate -- Shoes, sex, and sports : using our body to understand others -- Tearjerkers : empathizing with others -- The roots of social warmth -- Movement : how exercise enhances body and mind -- Buddha, Alexander, and Perlman : using our body to calm our mind -- Greening the brain : how the physical environment shapes thinking -- Epilogue: Using your body to change your mind.
ISBN:
9781451626681
Format :
Book