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We always think of the mind telling the body what to do, but the communication goes the other way too, from the body to the mind. "How The Body Knows Its Mind" is about how our body and our surroundings affect how we think, learn, and behave. Simple actions can have big effects on our ability to learn, perform and feel our best – we just have to know what they are.

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(Available Jan. 6, 2015)
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Sian Beilock’s book will give you a new appreciation of your body and its role in your thought, language, psychological make-up, and behavior. And it’s a joy to read!
- George Lakoff, Professor of Psychology, University of California at Berkeley, and author of Don’t Think of An Elephant!
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Linking body and mind closer than ever before, CHOKE provides counterintuitive revelations about intelligence and performance. Packed with practical advice about ways to not choke in high-pressure situations, this book will have you succeeding brilliantly when it matters most.

Sian Beilock offers a fascinating look into the science of why so many of us collapse under pressure. Whether you want to raise your test score or lower your golf score, Beilock provides a toolbox of techniques and strategies that can short-circuit anxiety and turn high-pressure situations to your advantage.
- Daniel H. Pink, author of Drive and A Whole New Mind
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