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Rick Hanson

Rick Hanson, Ph.D., is a psychologist, Senior Fellow of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley, and New York Times best-selling author. His books are available in 26 languages and include Hardwiring Happiness, Buddha’s Brain, Just One Thing, and Mother Nurture. He edits the Wise Brain Bulletin and has numerous audio programs. A summa cum laude graduate of UCLA and founder of the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom, he’s been an invited speaker at NASA, Oxford, Stanford, Harvard, and other major universities, and taught in meditation centers worldwide.

Dr. Hanson has been a trustee of Saybrook University and served on the board of Spirit Rock Meditation Center. His work has been featured on the BBC, CBS, and NPR, and he offers the free Just One Thing newsletter with over 115,000 subscribers, plus the online Foundations of Well-Being program in positive neuroplasticity that anyone with financial need can do for free.

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12 TOOLS FOR TRANSFORMING EVERYDAY EXPERIENCES INTO LASTING HAPPINESS

Format: Hardcover, 304 pages

Publisher: Harmony

On Sale: 03/27/2018

Price: $26.00

ISBN: 978-0-451-49884-7

The culmination of New York Times bestselling author and respected psychologist Rick Hanson's work, this is a scientifically grounded program for developing the 12 inner strengths for being resilient no matter what life throws at you.

Rick Hanson is known for his trademark blend of neuroscience, positive psychology, and contemplative practices. And now he's showing the way to build the very foundation of well-being: Resilience. Today, people feel rattled by political and economic forces, and...

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THE NEW BRAIN SCIENCE OF CONTENTMENT, CALM, AND CONFIDENCE
Written by RICK HANSON

Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages

Publisher: Harmony

On Sale: 12/27/2016

Price: $16.00

ISBN: 978-0-385-34733-4

Paperback forthcoming December 2016. Do not order paperback exam copy until 12/27/2016.

Hardwiring Happiness
lays out a simple method that uses the hidden power of everyday experiences to build new neural structures full of happiness, love, confidence, and peace.  Grounded in neuroscience, Dr. Rick Hanson’s four steps build strengths into your brain— balancing its ancient negativity bias—making contentment and a powerful sense of resilience the new normal. In mere minutes each day, we can...

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THE NEW BRAIN SCIENCE OF CONTENTMENT, CALM, AND CONFIDENCE
Written by RICK HANSON

Format: Hardcover, 304 pages

Publisher: Harmony

On Sale: 10/08/2013

Price: $26.00

ISBN: 978-0-385-34731-0

Recent scientific breakthroughs have revealed that what we think and feel changes the brain. Neuropsychologist Dr. Rick Hanson's Hardwiring Happiness is the first book to show how to transform the simple positive experiences of daily life into neural structures that promote lasting health, contentment, love and inner peace.
To keep our ancestors alive, our brain evolved a 'negativity bias', which lets positive experiences flow through it like water through a sieve. Yet positive experiences...

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