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Pocket Guide to Interpersonal Neurobiology: An Integrative Handbook of the Mind,9780393707137

Pocket Guide to Interpersonal Neurobiology: An Integrative Handbook of the Mind

Edition: 00
Format: Trade Paper
Pub. Date: 4/17/2012
Publisher(s): W W NORTON
Availability: This title is currently not available.


Internationally acclaimed speaker and writer on the topics of neurobiology and relationships Daniel J. Siegel presents here, in shorthand form, the central concepts of the theory of interpersonal neurobiology he has been developing over the past decade. Written in his characteristic easy-to-understand style, this book is essential reading for clinicians and for both the public familiar with his work and those new to it. Topics such as consciousness, mindfulness and well-being, mirror neurons, and brain plasticity are explored.

Author Biography

Daniel J. Siegel, MD, is a graduate of Harvard Medical School, Clinical Professor at UCLA School of Medicine, Co-Director of the UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center, and Executive Director of the Mindsight Institute. He is an internationally-acclaimed writer and speaker, and founding editor of the Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology. Visit his website at

Table of Contents

Reflections and Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Introductionp. xv
Mindp. 1-1
Relationshipsp. 2-1
Brain and Bodyp. 3-1
Triangle of Well-Beingp. 4-1
Awarenessp. 5-1
Mindful Awarenessp. 6-1
Attentionp. 7-1
Neuroplasticityp. 8-1
SNAG: "Neurons that Fire Together, Wire Together"p. 9-1
The Brain in the Palm of Your Handp. 10-1
Spinal Cord and Lamina Ip. 11-1
Brainstemp. 12-1
Limbic Areap. 13-1
Cortexp. 14-1
The Brain as a Systemp. 15-1
Integrationp. 16-1
Creativity, Health, and the River of Integrationp. 17-1
Relationships and Integrative Communicationp. 18-1
The Neurobiology of Wep. 19-1
Attachmentp. 20-1
Categories of Attachmentp. 21-1
Mindsightp. 22-1
Attunementp. 23-1
Following Rupture with Repairp. 24-1
Time-In and Mindful Awareness Practicesp. 25-1
The Wheel of Awarenessp. 26-1
Middle Prefrontal Functionsp. 27-1
Energy and Information Flowp. 28-1
Plane of Possibilityp. 29-1
Memoryp. 30-1
Narrativep. 31-1
Emotionp. 32-1
Windows of Tolerance and Response Flexibilityp. 33-1
Interpersonal Attunement Shapes Self-Regulationp. 34-1
States of Mindp. 35-1
Mental Processes: Modes and Moods, Activities and Representationsp. 36-1
Mental Well-Being and the Healthy Mind Platterp. 37-1
Un-Health and Dis-Easep. 38-1
Making Sense of Trauma and Its Resolutionp. 39-1
The Meaning of Well-Beingp. 40-1
Domains of Integrationp. 41-1
From Me to We: Synapse, Society, and An Expanded Selfp. 42-1
Internal Educationp. 43-1
Figuresp. F-1-F-16
Annotated Indexp. AI-1-AI-86
Nodal Networkp. NN-1-NN-9
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