Words Can Change Your Brain : 12 Conversation Strategies to Build Trust, Resolve Conflict, and Increase Intimacy

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  • Copyright: 2012-06-14
  • Publisher: Hudson Street Press
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Based on the newest brain-scan research, Newberg and Waldman have discovered neurologically enhancing techniques to change the dynamics of any conversation by generating deep empathy and trust.

Author Biography

Andrew Newberg, M.D. is the Director of Research at the Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Medical College. He is the author of several books, including the bestselling Why God Won’t Go Away, and his research has been featured in Time, Newsweek, Oprah Magazine, and on the Discovery Channel, the National Geographic Channel, the BBC and NPR.

Mark Robert Waldman is Adjunct Faculty at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, where he teaches Executive Communication in the EMBA program. He is a business and personal development coach and the author of twelve books, including the bestselling How God Changes Your Brain, (co-authored with Newberg and named by Oprah as one of nine “must read” books for 2012).

Table of Contents

Authors Notep. vii
The Evidence: The Neuroscience of Communication, Consciousness, Cooperation, and Trust
A New Way to Conversep. 3
The Power of Wordsp. 23
The Many Languages of the Brainp. 39
The Language of Consciousnessp. 53
The Language of Cooperationp. 77
The Language of Trustp. 87
The Strategies: Developing New Communication Skills
Inner Values: The Foundation of Conscious Livingp. 103
Twelve Steps to Intimacy, Cooperation, and Trustp. 121
Compassionate Communication: Retraining Your Social Brainp. 147
The Application: Practicing Effective Communication with Others
Compassionate Communication with Loved Onesp. 165
Compassionate Communication in the Workplacep. 183
Compassionate Communication with Kidsp. 197
Acknowledgmentsp. 209
Compassionate Communication Training: CDs, Mp3s, Workbooks, Webinars, and Workshopsp. 211
Compassionate Communication Training Protocol for Couplesp. 213
Compassionate Communication Research Studyp. 217
Notesp. 219
Indexp. 253
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