Neuroscience Books

Amen, D. (2015). Change your brain, change your life. New York: Penguin.

Carter, R. (2019). The human brain book. New York: DK Publishing. – This is an excellent primer to better know your brain basics.

Csikszentmihalyi, M. (1997). Finding flow: The psychology of engagement with everyday life.  New York: BasicBooks.

Davidson, R., & Begley, S. (2012). The emotional life of your brain. New York: Hudson Street Press.

Dowling, J. (2018). Understanding the brain: From cells to behavior to cognition. New York: Norton.

Goleman, D. (2005). Emotional intelligence. New York: Bantam.

Goleman, D. (2006). Social intelligence. New York: Bantam.

Goleman, D., & Davidson, R. (2017). Altered traits.New York: Avery.

O‘Connor, R. (2014). Rewire. New York: Plume.

Schore, A. (2019) Right Brain Psychotherapy. New York: Norton.

Siegel, D. (2020). Aware: The science and practice of presence. New York: TarcherPerigee.

Ward, J. (2020). The student’s guide to cognitive neuroscience. New York: Routledge.


The Brain with David Eagleman – This PBS series is a good primer to better understand the brain.

Sense of Mind – short neuroscience videos with Andrew Cooper-Sansone.

2-Minute Neuroscience – short videos explaining the mechanics of your brain.

The Flow State

The Power of Awe

Great Courses Plus Video Programs

The Addictive Brain

The Spiritual Brain

3D Application

Brain Pro


Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience

Journal of Neuroscience

Nature Neuroscience

Neurobiology of Stress




NPR – Hidden Brain


Siegel, D. (2013). Brainstorm: The power and purpose of the teenage brain. New York: Penguin.

Siegel, D, & Payne Bryson, T. (2011). The whole brain child. New York: Bantam.

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