The Mindful Brain: Reflection and Attunement in the Cultivation of Well-Being (Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology) (Google eBook)

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W. W. Norton & Company, Apr 17, 2007 - Psychology - 416 pages
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A new framework for maintaining mental health and well-being.

From the author of the internationally-acclaimed best-selling text The Developing Mind, and esteemed leader and educator in the field of mental health, comes the first book ever to integrate neuroscience research with the ancient art of mindfulness. The result is a groundbreaking approach to not simply mental health, but life in general, which shows readers how personal awareness and attunement can actually stimulate emotional circuits in the brain, leading to a host of physiological benefits, including greater well-being, resilience, emotional balance, and improved cardiac and immune function. For clinicians and laypeople alike, Siegelís illuminating discussions of the power of the focused mind provide a wealth of ideas that can transform our lives and deepen our connections with others, and with ourselves.
  

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Review: The Mindful Brain: Reflection and Attunement in the Cultivation of Well-Being

User Review  - Debby Hailwood - Goodreads

Assigned reading for a leadership course. A bit too much neuroscience to make it worthwhile for a casual read. A little outdated on the science at this point but still interesting. Read full review

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User Review  - Derrick Trimble - Goodreads

Based on the references of "The Mindful Brain" I came across in other readings, I was prepared for a great read. Diving enthusiastically into the book, my expectation kept the momentum going until ... Read full review

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Daniel J. Siegel, MD, is an internationally acclaimed author and award-winning educator and is currently a clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine where he is a co-investigator at the Center for Culture, Brain, and Development and is co-director of the Mindful Awareness Research Center. His books include Healing Trauma, The Healing Power of Emotion, The Mindful Brain, The Mindful Therapist, Trauma and the Body, Pocket Guide to Interpersonal Neurobiology, and more. He lives in Santa Monica, California.

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