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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (1,059 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Candace B. Pert Narrator: Candace B. Pert Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Why do we feel the way we feel? How do our thoughts and emotions affect our health? Are our bodies and minds distinct from one another or do they function together as parts of an interconnected system?

In this groundbreaking audiobook, Candace Pert -- a neuroscientist whose extraordinary career began with her 1972 discovery of the opiate receptor -- provides startling and decisive answers to these and other challenging questions that scientists and philosophers have pondered for centuries.

From explaining the scientific basis of popular wisdom about phenomena like "gut feelings" to making comprehensible recent discoveries in cancer and AIDS research, Molecules of Emotion is an intellectual adventure of the highest order. Yet the journey Pert takes us on is one of personal as well as scientific discovery. Woven into her lucid explanations of the science underlying her work is the remarkable story of how -- faced with personal and professional obstacles -- she has grown as a woman and a mother, and how her personal and spiritual development has led to breakthroughs in her remarkable career.

Molecules of Emotion is a landmark work. Full of insight and wisdom, it is among those rare audiobooks which possess the power to change the way we see the world and ourselves.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Candace B. Pert…has managed to take the study of the emotional connection to the body…and present this information in not only an understandable manner, but an enjoyable one.”

    Caroline Myss, PhD author of Why People Don't Heal and How They Can

  • “Reading Molecules of Emotion filled me with molecules associated with joy, inspiration, and hope.”

    Christiane Northrup, MD author of Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom

  • Molecules of Emotion is a highly inspiring story of the search for the biochemical links between consciousness, mind, and body that also weaves in Pert's deeply personal search for truth. Highly recommended!”

    Dean Ornish, M.D. author of Eat More, Weigh Less

  • “The coolest, smartest, hardest-core mind-body book I've seen in a while.”     

    Lynn Harris New York Daily News

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Ben | 2/14/2014

    " Our bodies are amazing. Read this book to get some specifics. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Monica Newman | 2/11/2014

    " After seeing the film "What the #$*! Do We know!?" I wanted to learn more about how " ... the chemicals inside our bodies form a dynamic information network... How our emotions, our minds and our bodies communicate in a way that could give us the powers to change the way we see the world and ourselves. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Carri | 2/9/2014

    " This is one of my all-time favorite books. I love the subject of psychoneuroimmunology. Dr. Candace Pert has an amazing way of making the subject understandable for the average person. Reading this book will change the way you think about your health and your body. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Allison | 2/1/2014

    " Scientists should not write novels about their research. But the facts were interesting. "

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