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Minding the Climate

How Neuroscience Can Help Solve Our Environmental Crisis

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$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674247727

Publication Date: 10/18/2022

Academic Trade

336 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

4 illus.


  • Preface
  • Introduction: The Human Brain and Climate Change
  • I. Neural Origins
    • 1. Brain Evolution and the Anthropocene
    • 2. Brain Rewards as a Design for Learning
    • 3. The Universe of Human Rewards
    • 4. Biophilia and the Brain
  • II. The Twenty-First-Century Brain
    • 5. An Acceleration of Consumption
    • 6. Which Behaviors Matter Most
  • III. Changing the Brain
    • 7. Behaviors That Are Easy and Hard to Change
    • 8. Strategies for Pro-Environmental Shifts
    • 9. The Green Children’s Hospital
  • Conclusion: A Sustainable Brain
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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