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Blue mind : the surprising science that shows how being near, in, on, or under water can make you happier, healthier, more connected, and better at what you do / Wallace J. Nichols ; foreword by Céline Cousteau.

Nichols, Wallace J., (author.). Cousteau, Céline. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780316365192
  • ISBN: 031636519X
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Little, Brown and Co., 2014.

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Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed June 19, 2014).
Formatted Contents Note:
Why do we love water so much? -- Water and the brain : neuroscience and blue mind -- The water premium -- The senses, the body, and "big blue" -- Blue mind at work and play -- Red mind, gray mind, blue mind : the health benefits of water -- Blue unified : connection and water -- Only connect -- A million blue marbles.
Summary, etc.:
Discusses the importance of humans' connection to water and how people are drawn to being in, on, or around oceans, rivers, and lakes and points to recent findings in neuroscience that indicate that proximity to water can improve mood, performance, health, and success.
Subject: Water > Psychological aspects.
Environmental psychology.
Happiness.
SCIENCE > Life Sciences > Neuroscience.
Neuroscience.
FICTION > General.
Environmental psychology.
Happiness.
Water > Psychological aspects.
Genre: Electronic books.

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