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Hardwiring Happiness

The Pratical Science of Reshaping Your Brain--and Your Life

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See Through The Lies Your Brain Tells You Why is it easier to ruminate over hurt feelings than it is to bask in the warmth of feeling loved? Your brain was wired in such a way when it evolved, primed to learn quickly from bad experiences, but not so much from the good ones. It's an ancient survival mechanism that turned the brain into Velcro for the negative, but Teflon for the positive.
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See Through The Lies Your Brain Tells You Why is it easier to ruminate over hurt feelings than it is to bask in the warmth of feeling loved? Your brain was wired in such a way when it evolved, primed to learn quickly from bad experiences, but not so much from the good ones. It's an ancient survival mechanism that turned the brain into Velcro for the negative, but Teflon for the positive.
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Published: October 8, 2013
Publisher: Random House Digital Dist
Imprint: Random House Digital Dist
ISBN: 9780804128148
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