Book of the Day – The War for Kindness: Building Empathy in a Fractured World

Today's Book of the Day is The War for Kindness: Building Empathy in a Fractured World by Jamil Zaki, published in 2019 by Robinson. Jamil Zaki is a professor of psychology at Stanford University, where he leads the Stanford Social Neuroscience Laboratory. He has spent his entire career studying empathy from a scientific point of…

Book Of The Day – Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us

Today's Book of the Day is Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us, written by Daniel H. Pink and published in 2009 by Riverhead. Daniel H. Pink is an American author, and the #1 New York Times bestselling author of seven books. His books have sold millions of copies around the world and have…

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…

A new theory of consciousness

A new, fascinating, and amazing theory about the nature of consciousness. Definitely worth a read! https://journals.lww.com/cogbehavneurol/Fulltext/9900/Consciousness_as_a_Memory_System.19.aspx The authors of this paper, titled Consciousness as a Memory System are Andrew E. Budson MD, Kenneth A. Richman Ph.D., and Elizabeth A. Kensinger Ph.D. . The paper has been published in Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, the Official Journal…

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…