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Brain Wash

Detox Your Mind for Clearer Thinking, Deeper Relationships and Lasting Happiness
Narrated by: Peter Ganim
Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
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The number-one New York Times best-selling author of Grain Brain, and his physician son, explore how modern culture threatens to rewire our brains and damage our health, offering a practical plan for healing.   

Contemporary life provides us with infinite opportunities, along with endless temptations. We can eat whatever we want, whenever we want. We can immerse ourselves in the vast, enticing world of digital media. We can buy goods and services with the touch of a button or the swipe of a finger. But living in this 24/7 hyper-reality poses serious risks to our physical and mental states, our connections to others and even to the world at large.

Brain Wash builds from a simple premise: Our brains are being gravely manipulated, resulting in behaviours that leave us more lonely, anxious, depressed, distrustful, illness-prone and overweight than ever before. Based on the latest science, the audiobook identifies the mental hijacking that undermines each and every one of us, and it presents the tools necessary to think more clearly, make better decisions, strengthen bonds with others and develop healthier habits. Featuring a 10-day boot camp program, including a meal plan and 40 delicious recipes, Brain Wash is the key to cultivating a more purposeful and fulfilling life.

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©2020 David Perlmutter, M.D. and Austin Perlmutter, M.D. (P)2020 Hachette Audio

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  • Gabrielle
  • 29-04-2020

Extremely valuable

A life changing book. I am very grateful that the Perlmutters wrote this book and it all makes such beautiful sense although it's not all easily apparent. There were many 'aha!' moments throughout this book, even to someone who loves reading this genre, there's still lots of new nuggets to be found. Very much worth my time and has changed my life and I am so excited about the information herein that I have started teaching my kids what I have learned - hearing my 4 year old say with such confidence 'prefrontal cortex' is gorgeous and even he understands that there are things he can do to influence the growth and power of his brain and happiness! I will be giving it as gifts and recommending it to friends.

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  • Mathias
  • 24-04-2020

Vilifying meat without good science backning it up

Vilifying meat without good science backning it up, dont eat junk, sure, but meat is a very important part of the human direkt, vegetables, not so much. Otherwise a good book that makes you want to sleep more, meditate and spend time with nature.

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  • Eddie0000000
  • 15-05-2020

Good content

Sadly nothing new here. All info has been lifted from other , better books, watered down and rehashed in a simplified formula ..........I could have written it myself .!! Special thanks to Stephan Hawking for the narration

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  • Sonia Walther
  • 07-03-2020

Wow! What an eye opener

Working with teenagers this book confirmed alot of suspicions I had about what was going on with their hard wiring, as they're certainly a different breed nowadays than when I was at school! Also gave me some great insight to myself and my own challenges as a tired weight gaining mum and as a parent of a young daughter! Loved everything about it and will defo work with the 10 day plan. Thank you 👍

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  • Vana Tzavara
  • 23-01-2020

Brilliant I loved it

Not better than grain brain but really informative I love how he explains everything definitely a must read