Wired to Connect

Wired to Connect

The Surprising Link Between Brain Science and Strong, Healthy Relationships

Book - 2016
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Research shows that people cannot reach their full potential unless they are in healthy connection with others. Dr. Amy Banks teaches us how to rewire our brains for healthier relationships and happier, more fulfilling lives.

We all experience moments when we feel isolated and alone. A 2006 Purdue University study found that twenty-five percent of Americans cannot name a single person they feel close to. Yet every single one of us is hardwired for close relationships. The key to more satisfying relationships--be it with a significant other, a family member, or a colleague--is to strengthen the neural pathways in our brains that encourage closeness and connection. In this groundbreaking book, Dr. Banks give us a road map for developing the four distinct neural pathways in the brain that underlie the four most important ingredients for close relationships: calmness, acceptance, emotional resonance, and energy. Wired to Connect gives you the tools you need to strengthen the parts of your brain that encourage connection and to heal the neural damage that disconnection can cause.
Publisher: New York : Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin, [2016], c2015
ISBN: 9781101983218
1101983213
Branch Call Number: 302 B2261W 2016
Characteristics: x, 308 pages ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Hirschman, Leigh Ann

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