Book of the Day – The Brain That Changes Itself

Today's Book of the Day is The Brain That Changes Itself, written by Norman Doidge in 2008 and published by Penguin. Norman Doidge M.D. is a psychiatrist, psychoanalyst, researcher, author, essayist, and not to forget, a poet. He is on the Research Faculty at Columbia University‚Äôs Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research, in New York,…

Photography Of The Day – Sunrise from my studio’s window

I love sunrises. Sunrise - Photo by Raffaello Palandri Dawns are one of the reasons I wake up early. I love meditating while watching the light grow up and the sun rising. Scientific research has shown that the light's wavelengths at dawn activate our brain, improving the response of our cognitive brain, promoting the effectiveness…

Book Of The Day – Stories and the Brain: The Neuroscience of Narrative

Today's Book Of The Day is Stories and the Brain: The Neuroscience of Narrative by Professor Paul B. Armstrong, published in 2020 by Johns Hopkins University Press. This book answers a key question: How the human brain is designed to enable us to create stories, follow them, and be involved with them? Narrative and storytelling…

Book Of The Day – Science and Philosophy in the Indian Buddhist Classics, Vol. 1: The Physical World

Today's Book Of The Day is Science and Philosophy in the Indian Buddhist Classics, Vol. 1: The Physical World by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Thupten Jinpa (Editor). This series of books, of which Science and Philosophy in the Indian Buddhist Classics, Vol. 1: The Physical World represents the first volume, will give the…

Book Of The Day – Neuroplasticity by Antonio Matteo Bruscella

Today's Book Of The Day is Neuroplasticity by Antonio Matteo Bruscella, an excellent book to learn about this approach. Neuroplasticity by Antonio Matteo Bruscella Dr. Bruscella is an Italian psychologist and psychotherapist specializing in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Neuroplasticity¬†is the ability of the brain to change its neural pathways and synapses when facing events that…