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2013-09-09 23:27:41

New book reveals how to advance our 'caveman brain' for radical happiness. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 08, 2013 Neuropsychologist Rick Hanson made a name for himself with his first book, Buddha's Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom. Hanson's new book Hardwiring Happiness: The New Brain Science of Contentment, Calm, and Confidence' (Random House, Oct 2013) illustrates how taking just a few extra seconds to stay with a positive...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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