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Edelman, Shimon
The happiness of pursuit : what neuroscience can teach us about the good life / Shimon Edelman
Alternate Title What neuroscience can teach us about the good life
New York : Basic Books, c2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  BF441 .E234 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Thought and thinking
Cognition
Happiness
Self
Physical Description x, 237 p. ; 22 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Home is where the mind is -- Computing the mind -- The republic of soul -- Learning to think for yourself -- You can talk to me -- Nobody, at home -- An irresistible call to depart
Summary Draws on philosophy, literature, and brain science to explain why the pursuit of happiness is a more complicated effort than understood by most people, sharing insights into how to apply scientific methods for increasing one's chances of achieving happiness

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