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Blue Mind

Blue Mind

Why are we drawn to the ocean each summer? Why does being near water set our minds and bodies at ease? In Blue Mind, Wallace J. Nichols revolutionizes how we think about these questions, revealing the remarkable truth about the benefits of being in, on, under, or simply near 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.
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Genre: Earth Sciences, Geography, Environment, Planning / The Environment / Environmentalist Thought & Ideology

On Sale: 2nd July 2015

Price: £18.99

ISBN-13: 9781405532969

Reviews

The tone is that of an extended Ted talk . . . at the heart of Nichols's book are real revelations
Philip Hoare, Guardian
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