At Richmond Public Library, you can always peruse the Latest Releases page on the library’s website, and now that we’ve moved into the next phase of limited re-opening, the new book shelves will be available for browsing again. But still, sometimes you want your options a little more … curated.
We can do that! Your library has some great new books on the brain science behind many of our common problems, pitfalls, and other characteristics dictated by our unique brain chemistry.
by David Perlmutter
Our brains are being gravely manipulated, resulting in behaviors that leave us more lonely, anxious, depressed, distrustful, illness-prone, and overweight than ever before.
by Jenara Nerenberg
A paradigm-shifting study of neurodivergent women–those with ADHD, autism, synesthesia, high sensitivity, and sensory processing disorder–exploring why these traits are overlooked in women and how society benefits from allowing their unique strengths to flourish.
by Simone DeAngelis
Is everything terrible? Is your life going to shit and your brain’s convinced you that you’re utterly screwed? Have you found yourself in a dark place with no way out? Are you having trouble holding onto reality and getting out of the dumps? All of the above? Sounds like you’re freaking out.
by Dallas Hartwig
Not long ago, our ancestors lived according to the changing seasons, adjusting how they slept, ate, moved, and even socialized throughout the year. But today, we are more disconnected from the natural world than ever
by Daniel J. Siegel
One of the very best scientific predictors for how any child turns out–in terms of happiness, academic success, leadership skills, and meaningful relationships–is whether at least one adult in their life has consistently shown up for them.
by Justin Michael Williams
An entertaining no-bullshit, how-to guide that ignites purposeful action driven by the clarity of meditation
by B. J. Fogg
To achieve any goal of your choice, you just need Fogg’s behavior formula: make it easy, make it fit your life, and make it rewarding.
by Ada Calhoun
Speaking with women across America about their experiences as the generation raised to “have it all,” Calhoun found that most were exhausted, terrified about money, underemployed, and overwhelmed.
by Lisa Mosconi
The first book to address cognitive enhancement and Alzheimer’s prevention specifically in women–and to frame brain health as an essential component of Women’s Health.
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