The Neuroscience of Change

  • by Kelly McGonigal
  • Narrated by Kelly McGonigal
  • 6 hrs and 25 mins
  • Speech

Publisher's Summary

What's your most important goal? Why does it matter so deeply? How will you overcome the obstacles? Answer these questions with sincerity, proceed with mindfulness and compassion, and you have just set in motion a revolutionary method for personal change that is supported by both the latest science and traditional wisdom.
On The Neuroscience of Change, psychologist and award-winning Stanford lecturer Kelly McGonigal presents six sessions of breakthrough ideas, guided practices, and real-world exercises for making self-awareness and kindness the basis for meaningful trasformation.

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It really is powerful and can lead to change

Would you consider the audio edition of The Neuroscience of Change to be better than the print version?

It is a really awesome book. If you take the time you can change your world for the better. You should also read her book on willpower. I don't really care about the "traditional disciplines" What I do care about is that it works. If taking 20 min a day could make almost every part of your life better why wouldn't you.


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This book is about meditation... DISAPPOINTED!

This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

This is a book about meditation. Fine for some. I wanted a book on neuroscientific facts or studies. The slow and boring pace where meditation is taught is not typical of a book about neuroscience. Change Through Meditation would have been a better title. I would not have wasted my money.


Would you ever listen to anything by Kelly McGonigal again?

NO!!!! I purchased the book after seeing an impressive performance on TED Talks. This book is nothing like that presentation. I feel a bit robbed.


What didn’t you like about the narrator’s performance?

It was read so slowly, I was bored at the first sentence. Again, this was a "How To" on meditation, not material about neuroscience.


Any additional comments?

Wish I had my money back

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- Charles R. Yates

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-15-2012
  • Publisher: Sounds True