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  • The Genie in Your Genes

    Epigenetic Medicine and the New Biology of Intention

    by Dawson Church, PhD

    Your genes don't control your health or happiness outcomes; in fact many of the choices you make turn genes on or off. Author Dawson Church applies the insights of the new field of Epigenetics (epi=above, i.e. control above the level of the gene) to healing.

    • Books
    • April 15, 2009
    • 395 pages
  • The End of Materialism

    How Evidence of the Paranormal is Bringing Science and Spirit Together

    by Charles T. Tart, PhD

    Charles Tart reconciles the scientific and spiritual worlds by looking at empirical evidence for the existence of paranormal phenomena that point toward our spiritual nature, including telepathy, clairvoyance, precognition, psychokinesis, and psychic healing.

    • Books
    • April 2, 2009
    • 416 pages
  • Unbelievable

    Investigations into Ghosts, Poltergeists, Telepathy, and Other Unseen Phenomena, from the Duke Parapsychology Laboratory

    by Stacy Horn

    Rain barrels that refill themselves. Psychic horses. Mind-reading Cold War spies. For many, these phenomena are evidence of an unseen world just beyond the grasp of our five senses. For a group of scientists at Duke University, such mysteries demanded further investigation.

    • Books
    • March 10, 2009
    • 304 pages
  • Mind in the Balance

    Meditation in Science, Buddhism, and Christianity

    by B. Alan Wallace, PhD

    By establishing a dialogue in which the meditative practices of Buddhism and Christianity speak to the theories of modern philosophy and science, B. Alan Wallace reveals the theoretical similarities underlying these disparate disciplines and their unified approach to making sense of the objective world.

    • Books
    • March 1, 2009
    • 264 pages
  • Out of Our Heads

    Why You Are Not Your Brain, and Other Lessons from the Biology of Consciousness

    by Alva Noe

    The notion that consciousness is confined to the brain, like software in a computer, has dominated science and philosophy for close to two centuries. Yet, according to this incisive review of contemporary neuroscience from Berkeley philosopher Nöe, the analogy is deeply flawed.

    • Books
    • February 17, 2009
    • 232 pages
  • Healing and Transformation Through Self Guided Imagery

    by Leslie Davenport

    Tapping into the heart's wisdom through creative visualization is an ancient practice, but today guided imagery is used as an adjunct to conventional medical therapies for health issues ranging from cancer and heart disease to post-traumatic stress disorder and addiction.

    • Books
    • February 1, 2009
    • 224 pages
  • The Three Marriages

    Reimagining Work, Self, and Relationship

    by David Whyte

    Drawing from his own experience and the lives of some of the world’s great writers and poets, David Whyte brings compelling insights to our three most important commitments— to another, to our work, and to ourselves—to frame a complete picture of a satisfying life.

    • Books
    • January 22, 2009
    • 352 pages
  • Born To Be Good

    The Science of a Meaningful Life

    by Dacher Keltner

    A new examination of the surprising origins of human goodness. In Born to Be Good, Dacher Keltner demonstrates that humans are not hardwired to lead lives that are "nasty, brutish, and short"—we are in fact born to be good. He investigates ...

    • Books
    • January 12, 2009
    • 352 pages
  • Global Shift

    How a New World Is Transforming Humanity

    by Edmund J. Bourne, PhD

    A remarkable change is taking place that will profoundly influence the way we see ourselves and our world. The dominant materialistic, separatist worldview-a perspective that leads individuals to value their own needs over the good of the whole...

    • Books
    • January 2, 2009
    • 352
  • Embracing Mind

    The Common Ground of Science and Spirituality

    by Brian Hodel and B. Alan Wallace, PhD

    What is Mind? For this ancient question we are still seeking answers. B. Alan Wallace and Brian Hodel propose a science of the mind based on the contemplative wisdom of Buddhism, Hinduism, Taoism, Christianity, and Islam.

    • Books
    • December 23, 2008
    • 272 pages

Books: 102

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