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Ellen J. Langer
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Ellen J. Langer is the author of eleven books, including the international bestseller Mindfulness, which has been translated into fifteen languages, and more than two hundred research articles. She is the recipient of, among other numerous awards and honors, a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychology in the Public Interest from the American Psychological Association, the Award for Distinguished Contributions of Basic Science to the Application of Psychology from the American Association of Applied and Preventive Psychology, and the Adult Development and Aging Distinguished Research Achievement Award from the American Psychological Association. Langer’s trailblazing experiments in social psychology... Read More

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Counterclockwise
Mindful Health and the Power of Possibility
Written by Ellen J. Langer


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: May 19, 2009
Price: $25.00

If we could turn back the clock psychologically, could we also turn it back physically? For more than thirty years, award-winning social psychologist Ellen Langer has studied this provocative question, and now, in Counterclockwise, she presents the answer: Opening our minds to what’s possible, instead of presuming impossibility, can lead to... Read more >
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Counterclockwise
Mindful Health and the Power of Possibility
Written by Ellen J. Langer


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: May 19, 2009
Price: $13.99

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On Becoming an Artist
Reinventing Yourself Through Mindful Creativity
Written by Ellen J. Langer


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: March 28, 2006
Price: $15.95

On Becoming an Artist is loaded with good news. Backed by her landmark scientific work on mindfulness and artistic nature, bestselling author and Harvard psychologist Ellen J. Langer shows us that creativity is not a rare gift that only some special few are born with, but rather an integral part of... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

On Becoming an Artist
Reinventing Yourself Through Mindful Creativity
Written by Ellen J. Langer


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

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