Blue Mind is a fascinating account using compelling new research to understand our relationship to the planet's most omnipresent resource - water.
Blue Mind paints a fascinating picture of our relationship to the planet's most omnipresent resource - water. Grounded in cutting-edge studies in neurobiology, cognitive psychology, economics, and medicine, and made real by stories of innovative scientists, doctors, athletes, artists, environmentalists, businesspeople and lovers of nature - stories that fascinate the mind and touch the heart - Blue Mind will awaken readers to the vital importance of water to the health and happiness of us all.
About the Author
Dr. Wallace J. Nichols is a scientist, activist, community organizer, author and dad. He works to inspire a deeper connection with nature, sometimes simply by walking and talking, other times through writing or images. He is a Research Associate at California Academy of Sciences and his work has been broadcast on NPR, BBC, PBS, National Geographic and Animal Planet and featured in Time, Newsweek, GQ, Scientific American and New Scientist, among others. His most recent work has been on Bluemind : The Mind + Ocean Initiative, merging the fields of cognitive science and ocean exploration.
[Wallace J. Nichols], more Keanu Reeves in his surf-god pomp than lab-bound scientist - is the very embodiment of his theme ... confiding, rhetorical, blissed-out, the writing seems to emerge from one of the flotation tanks Nichols uses to seek out his inner fish ... The tone is that of an extended Ted talk ... at the heart of Nichols's book are real revelations -- Philip Hoare Guardian A fascinating study of the emotional, behavioral, psychological and physical connections that keep humans so enchanted with water ... You'll read it once and then come back to it time and again Washington Post
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 10th June 2014
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.1 x 15.3 x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.46
Edition Number: 1