Books about Body and Mind

 

I have compiled a list of books for you that have broadened my perspective, although I do not share all the opinions expressed:

 

  • John Bradshaw: Homecoming. Reclaiming and championing your inner child. Bantam Books.
  • Louann Brizendine: The Female Brain. Bantam.
  • Terry Burnham and Jay Phelan: Mean Genes. From sex to money to food. Taming our primal instincts. Basic Books.
  • John T. Cacioppo and William Patrick: Loneliness. Human nature and the need for social connection. Norton.
  • Norman Doidge: The Brain that Changes Itself. Stories of personal triumph from the frontiers of brain science. Penguin.
  • Norman Doidge: The Brain's Way of Healing. Stories of remarkable recoveries and discoveries. Penguin.
  • Daniel Goleman: Emotional Intelligence. Why it can matter more than IQ. Bantam Books.
  • Carla Hannaford: Smart Moves. Why learning is not all in your head. Great River Books.
  • Yuval Noah Harari: Homo Deus. A brief history of tomorrow. Harvill Secker.
  • Yuval Noah Harari: Sapiens. A brief history of humankind. Harvill Secker.
  • Thomas A. Harris: I'm Ok, You're Ok. Arrow.
  • Laurence Heller and Aline LaPierre: Healing Developmental Trauma. How early trauma affects self-regulation, self-image, and the capacity for relationship. North Atlantic Books.
  • Eric R. Kandel, James H. Schwartz and Thomas M. Jessell: Principles of Neural Science. Elsevier.
  • Dan Kindlon and Michael Thompson: Raising Cain. Protecting the emotional life of boys. Ballantine.
  • Peter A. Levine: In an Unspoken Voice. How the body releases trauma and restores goodness. North Atlantic Books.
  • Peter A. Levine: Trauma and Memory. Brain and body in a search for the living past. A practical guide for understanding and working with traumatic memory. North Atlantic Books.
  • Rodolfo R. Llinás: I of the Vortex. From neurons to self. MIT Press.
  • Susan Neiman: Why Grow Up? Philosophy in transit. Penguin.
  • Rudolf Nieuwenhuys: Chemoarchitecture of the Brain. Springer.
  • Candace B. Pert: Molecules of Emotion. Why you feel the way you feel. Scribner.
  • Robert Reich: Saving Capitalism. For the many, not the few. Icon.
  • Marnia Robinson: Cupid's Poisoned Arrow. From habit to harmony in sexual relationships. North Atlantic Books.
  • Richard Rohr: The Naked Now. Learning to see as the mystics see. Crossroad.
  • Joseph Romm: Climate Change. What everyone needs to know. Oxford.
  • Jack Lee Rosenberg, Marjorie L. Rand and Diane Asay: Body, Self and Soul. Sustaining integration. Humanics.
  • Jack Lee Rosenberg and Beverly Kitaen-Morse: The Intimate Couple. Reaching new levels of sexual excitement through body awakening and relationship renewal. Turner.
  • David Schnarch: Intimacy and Desire. Awaken the passion in your relationship. Beaufort.
  • Robert C. Scaer. The Body Bears the Burden. Trauma, Dissociation, and Disease. Routledge.
  • Jaak Panksepp & Lucy Biven: The Archaeology of Mind. Neuroevolutionary origins of human emotions. Norton.
  • Stephen W. Porges: The Polyvagal Theory. Neurophysiological foundations of emotions, attachment, communication, and self-regulation. Norton.

 

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Dr. phil. Peter Flury-Kleubler, Psychologist FSP, St. Gallen, Switzerland