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Genius Foods

Max Lugavere & Paul Grewal, M.D.

Genius Foods

Become Smarter, Happier, and More Productive, While Protecting Your Brain for Life

Coming Soon: March 20, 2018

A road map to optimal brain health and performance using what the latest science has discovered about food and diet, from media personality and leading voice in brain health, Max Lugavere. More

Strange Contagion

Lee Daniel Kravetz

Strange Contagion

Inside the Surprising Science of Infectious Behaviors and Viral Emotions and What They Tell Us About Ourselves

Published: June 27, 2017

A groundbreaking look at the science and lived experience of social contagions, revealing how thoughts, feelings, and actions are just as contagious as viruses and what we can do to cure them. Kravetz’s journalistic expertise unpacks this emerging field, illustrating the latest research through fascinating, true narratives, bringing to life how we transmit behaviors and thoughts. More

Epic Measures

Jeremy N. Smith

Epic Measures

One Doctor. Seven Billion Patients.

Published: March 28, 2017

Medical doctor and economist Christopher Murray and the Gates Foundation supported Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) are changing what we know about how to measure global health, using new metrics to analyze how well we live and how we die. Journalist Jeremy Smith has exclusive access to tell the story. More

Capture

David A. Kessler, M.D.

Capture

Unraveling the Mystery of Mental Suffering

Published: March 7, 2017

Former FDA Commissioner and bestselling author of The End of Overeating, Dr. David Kessler explores how and why our logical minds and better intentions can feel as though they have been hijacked by something we cannot control. What he discovers is the very underpinning of human suffering whether it be from depression, anxiety, obsession, addiction, phobia, or panic. Dr. Kessler names this mechanism “capture.” It is the same mechanism that can also lead to transcendence. A provocative and revolutionary approach to better understanding and coping with the complexities of emotional triggers and their affect. More

  • Books for a Better Life Finalist: Psychology
Secrets From the Eating Lab

Traci Mann

Secrets From the Eating Lab

The Science of Weight Loss, the Myth of Willpower, and Why You Should Never Diet Again

Published: January 10, 2017

Based on two decades of research at Stanford, UCLA, and the University of Minnesota, Traci Mann delivers a provocative investigation of the myth of willpower, and why all weight loss programs that rely on this behavioral belief ultimately fail. In Secrets from the Eating Lab, Mann reveals new evidence to challenge commonly-held assumptions about obesity, health, and the effectiveness of dieting, offering strategies to achieve long-term health. More

Rethinking Narcissism

Dr. Craig Malkin

Rethinking Narcissism

The Secret to Recognizing and Coping with Narcissists

Published: July 5, 2016

Harvard Medical School affiliated psychologist and Huffington Post blogger Craig Malkin addresses the “narcissism epidemic” by illuminating the spectrum of narcissism, ways to control the trait, and why too little of it may be a bad thing. More

The Mind-Gut Connection

Emeran Mayer

The Mind-Gut Connection

How the Hidden Conversation Within Our Bodies Impacts Our Mood, Our Choices, and Our Overall Health

Published: July 5, 2016

Based on Dr. Emeran Mayer’s cutting-edge research and clinical practice, The Mind-Gut Connection details the evidence of the mind-body connection on a cellular level, explaining how the microbiome influences cognitive function and mood, and how the brain can affect the functioning of our gut. Dr. Mayer offers practical information about how our diets, medications, and family history can manipulate, and even reverse, our reactions to chronic diseases. More

  • Spirituality & Health Magazine Best Book of 2016
A Mind of Your Own

Kelly Brogan, M.D. & Kristin Loberg

A Mind of Your Own

The Truth About Depression and How Women Can Heal Their Bodies to Reclaim Their Lives

Published: March 15, 2016

Dr. Kelly Brogan offers an entirely new perspective on depression and exposes the cruel truth about modern psychiatry. Rather than approaching depression as a disease or a brain disorder best treated with drugs, Dr. Brogan offers a path to peace of mind that will rescue millions of women currently considering or taking antidepressants. Her evidence-based theory teaches us that we owe most of our mental illnesses to lifestyle factors and undiagnosed physiological conditions that develop in places far from the brain. More

  • Spirituality & Health Magazine Best Book of 2016
  • 2016 Nautilus Award Winner: SILVER in Health & Healing / Wellness
Sugar Crush

Dr. Richard Jacoby & Raquel Baldelomar

Sugar Crush

How to Reduce Inflammation, Reverse Nerve Damage, and Reclaim Good Health

Published: February 16, 2016

A clinically researched book that explores how sugar leads not only to diabetes but to gall bladder and kidney disease, inflammation, and nerve damage, while offering methods to prevent and reverse diabetes and other sugar-related conditions through early detection. More

Supersurvivors

David B. Feldman & Lee Daniel Kravetz

Supersurvivors

The Surprising Link Between Suffering and Success

Published: April 28, 2015

What can we learn from the remarkable accomplishments of those who have experienced trauma? Supersurvivors investigates science and stories to inspire and instruct ordinary people on how to achieve extraordinary things. The authors’ research reveals surprising results: positive thinking may do more harm than good. Instead, having realistic expectations and putting in hard work are more likely to lead to success. More

ADHD Does Not Exist

Richard Saul

ADHD Does Not Exist

The Truth About Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder

Published: March 3, 2015

In this controversial and landmark work, behavioral neurologist Dr. Richard Saul draws from five decades as a practicing physician and researcher in the field to contend that our definition of ADHD, as we know it, is completely wrong. Instead, he argues that the “disorder” is a cluster of symptoms, stemming from over twenty other conditions, each requiring separate treatment. The detailed list ranges from mild problems like poor eyesight, sleep deprivation, and even boredom in the classroom, to more severe conditions like depression and bipolar disorder. More

The Disease Delusion

Dr. Jeffrey S. Bland Foreword by Dr. Mark Hyman

The Disease Delusion

Conquering the Causes of Chronic Illness for a Healthier, Longer, and Happier Life

Published: March 3, 2015

The 21st-centruy paradigm shift in medicine from treatment to understanding the cause is analogous to the advances in bacteriology in the late 19th. Dr. Jeffery Bland, the father of functional medicine, leverages a lifetime of being on the cutting edge of research and practice in integrative medicine to provide a roadmap for good health by helping us understand the root causes of chronic illness. Supported by recent advances in health science, Dr. Bland tells us how to manage chronic disease and foster lifelong health. More

Storm Surge

Adam Sobel

Storm Surge

Hurricane Sandy, Our Changing Climate, and Extreme Weather of the Past and Future

Published: October 14, 2014

Atmospheric scientist and Columbia University professor Adam Sobel takes an inquisitive look into super storm Sandy, examining the science behind the storm, its connections to our changing climate, and the implications for the future. More

  • Winner of the Atmospheric Science Librarians International Choice Award, Popular Category
  • Winner of the Louis J. Battan Author’s Award for the American Meteorological Society
Dr. Jill Blakeway
Author photo: Mark Seliger

Dr. Jill Blakeway

The Energy That Heals Us

In Development: To Be Announced

From the Founder and Director of the YinOva Center, Dr. Jill Blakeway, comes an integrative, groundbreaking look at energy healing that draws on the fundamental tenets of Traditional Chinese Medicine and marries Eastern and Western perspectives, offering evidence-based examples of the ways in which energy healing can be applied to heal the body.