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What makes your brain happy and why you should do the opposite
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Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2011.
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309 pages ; 23 cm.
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Years of neuroscience research have led to the current understanding of the brain as a prediction machine. The problem is that our brains' evolved capacity for avoiding and defending against threats has a slew of by-products, all tightly woven into our day-to-day thinking and behavior, that ensnare us while making our threat-anticipating brains "happy."

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Years of neuroscience research have led to the current understanding of the brain as a prediction machine. The problem is that our brains' evolved capacity for avoiding and defending against threats has a slew of by-products, all tightly woven into our day-to-day thinking and behavior, that ensnare us while making our threat-anticipating brains "happy."
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DiSalvo, D. (2011). What makes your brain happy and why you should do the opposite. Amherst, N.Y.: Prometheus Books.

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DiSalvo, David, 1970-. 2011. What Makes Your Brain Happy and Why You Should Do the Opposite. Amherst, N.Y.: Prometheus Books.

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DiSalvo, David, 1970-, What Makes Your Brain Happy and Why You Should Do the Opposite. Amherst, N.Y.: Prometheus Books, 2011.

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DiSalvo, David. What Makes Your Brain Happy and Why You Should Do the Opposite. Amherst, N.Y.: Prometheus Books, 2011. Print.

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