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Blue Mind : How Water Makes You Happier, More Connected and Better at What You Do

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Description

Blue Mind paints a fascinating picture of our relationship to the planet's most omnipresent resource - water. Grounded in cutting-edge studies in neurobiology, cognitive psychology, economics, and medicine, and made real by stories of innovative scientists, doctors, athletes, artists, environmentalists, businesspeople and lovers of nature - stories that fascinate the mind and touch the heart - Blue Mind will awaken readers to the vital importance of water to the health and happiness of us all.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 158 x 235 x 27mm | 464g
  • Little, Brown Book Group
  • Little, Brown
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 8pp b/w
  • 1408704870
  • 9781408704875
  • 161,293

About Wallace J. Nichols

Dr. Wallace J. Nichols is a scientist, activist, community organizer, author and dad. He works to inspire a deeper connection with nature, sometimes simply by walking and talking, other times through writing or images. He is a Research Associate at California Academy of Sciences and his work has been broadcast on NPR, BBC, PBS, National Geographic and Animal Planet and featured in Time, Newsweek, GQ, Scientific American and New Scientist, among others. His most recent work has been on BLUEMiND: The Mind + Ocean Initiative, merging the fields of cognitive science and ocean exploration.show more

Review quote

A fascinating study of the emotional, behavioral, psychological and physical connections that keep humans so enchanted with water . . . You'll read it once and then come back to it time and again * Washington Post * The tone is that of an extended Ted talk . . . at the heart of Nichols's book are real revelations -- Philip Hoare * Guardian *show more

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