The Emotional Life of Your Brain

Author(s): Richard J. Davidson; Sharon Begley

Non-Fiction

Why we behave the way we do has been the life study of pioneering neuroscientist Richard Davidson.



Helping us to understand our own emotional responses and discover our unique 'emotional style', Davidson & Begley also show how we can retrain our brains through mindfulness and meditation to alter lifelong patterns of destructive or unhelpful behaviour.



Practical and illuminating, this book expands our view of what it means to be human.


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How to retrain our brain to improve our emotional behaviour by pioneering neuroscientist

Sharon Begley is the author of Train Your Mind, Change Your Brain, which was published in 2007, was on The New York Times extended list, and Amazon's bestsellers lists, and has been sold in 16 countries. Sharon is the acclaimed Science Editor and columnist at Newsweek. Professor Richard Davidson was the first to identify the science of emotion. He is hailed everywhere from The New York Times to The New Scientist and by everyone from Daniel Goleman to Deepak Chopra and Ruby Wax. He heads up the psychology lab at the University of Wisconsin.

General Fields

  • : 9781444708820
  • : Hodder & Stoughton
  • : Hodder Paperbacks
  • : January 2013
  • : 197mm X 129mm X 18mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : February 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Illustrations
  • : 304
  • : Paperback
  • : Richard J. Davidson; Sharon Begley