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Blue Mind: The Surprising Science That Shows How Being Near, In, On, or Under Water Can Make You Happier, Healthier, More Connected, and Better at What You Do

Speaker  Wallace J. Nichols

Affiliation  California Academy of Sciences, Ocean Revolution

Host  Amy Draves

Duration  01:04:38

Date recorded  31 July 2014

Why are we drawn to the ocean each summer? Why does being near water set our minds and bodies at ease? Wallace J. Nichols revolutionizes how we think about these questions, revealing the remarkable truth about the benefits of being in, on, under, or simply near water. Combining cutting-edge neuroscience with compelling personal stories from top athletes, leading scientists, military veterans, and gifted artists, Nichols will discuss how proximity to water can improve performance, increase calm, diminish anxiety, and increase professional success.

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