What Makes your Brain Happy and Why You Should Do the OppositeBook - 2011
Years of neuroscience research have led to the current understanding of the brain as a prediction machine. The problem is that our brains' evolved capacity for avoiding and defending against threats has a slew of by-products, all tightly woven into our day-to-day thinking and behavior, that ensnare us while making our threat-anticipating brains "happy."
Publisher: Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2011
Branch Call Number: 152.42 DISALVO
Characteristics: 309 p. ; 23 cm