How the Body Knows Its Mind (2015)

How the Body Knows Its Mind
The Surprising Power of the Physical Environment to Influence How You Think and Feel
By Sian Beilock. January 2015
http://books.simonandschuster.com/How-the-Body-Knows-Its-Mind/Sian-Beilock/9781451626681

The way we move affects our thoughts, our decisions, and even our preferences for particular products. Called “embodied cognition,” this new science—of which Beilock is a foremost researcher—illuminates the power of the body and its physical surroundings to shape how we think, feel, and behave.

Beilock’s findings are as varied as they are surprising. For example, pacing around the room can enhance creativity; gesturing during a speech can help ensure that you don’t draw a blank; kids learn better when their bodies are part of the learning process; walking in nature boosts concentration skills; Botox users experience less depression; and much more. From the tricks used by advertisers to the ways body language can improve your memory, …

also:
http://www.tipsonlifeandlove.com/parenting/physical-activity-can-help-kids-learn

Handbook on embodied cognition 2014
http://samples.sainsburysebooks.co.uk/9781317688662_sample_840899.pdf

http://www.tipsonlifeandlove.com/book-mom/books-that-go-zoom-beep-and-woo-woo-woo

 

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