Suggestible You: The Curious Science of Your Brain's Ability to Deceive, Transform, and Heal (Hardcover)

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Suggestible You: The Curious Science of Your Brain's Ability to Deceive, Transform, and Heal (Hardcover)

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ERIK VANCE is an award-winning science writer based in California and Mexico City. Raised as a Christian Scientist, he graduated with honors from the Christian Science school, Principia College in 1999 with a degree in biology. After working as a scientist on research projects dealing with dolphin intelligence and coastal ecology, he became an educator and then an environmental consultant. In 2005, he attended UC Santa Cruz’s famed science communication program and discovered a passion for journalism. There he learned that only through compelling characters can stories touch and inspire us. Since then, he has built his career around science-based profiles of inspiring, dedicated, or controversial figures in society. His work has appeared in Harper’s Magazine, The New York TimesThe Utne ReaderScientific American, and National Geographic. He is also a contributing editor at Discover magazine.
Product Details ISBN: 9781426217890
ISBN-10: 1426217897
Publisher: National Geographic
Publication Date: November 8th, 2016
Pages: 288
Language: English
"An eye-opening exploration of the intersection between philosophy and science and a fascinating peek into our innermost selves." —Kirkus Reviews

"Science journalist Vance takes an inspired journey into the profound and often unnoticed powers of our brains." —Publishers Weekly