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Colin Ellard,: Places of the Heart : The Psychogeography of Everyday Life

Places of the Heart : The Psychogeography of Everyday Life


Library of Science Book Club selection"Discover" magazine What to Read selection A really great book. IRA FLATOW, "Science Friday" One of the finest science writers I ve ever read. "Los Angeles Times" Ellard has a knack for distilling obscure scientific theories into practical wisdom. "New York Times Book Review" [Ellard] mak[es] even the most mundane entomological experiment or exegesis of psychological geekspeak feel fresh and fascinating. NPR Colin Ellard is one of the world s foremost thinkers on the neuroscience of urban design. Here he offers an entirely new way to understand our citiesand ourselves. CHARLES MONTGOMERY, author of "Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design" Our surroundings can powerfully affect our thoughts, emotions, and physical responses, whether we re awed by the Grand Canyon or Hagia Sophia, panicked in a crowded room, soothed by a walk in the park, or tempted in casinos and shopping malls. In "Places of the Heart," Colin Ellard explores how our homes, workplaces, cities, and natureplaces we escape to and can t escape fromhave influenced us throughout history, and how our brains and bodies respond to different types of real and virtual space. As he describes the insight he and other scientists have gained from new technologies, he assesses the influence these technologies will have on our evolving environment and asks what kind of world we are, and should be, creating. Colin Ellard is the author of "You Are Here: Why We Can Find Our Way to the Moon, but Get Lost in the Mall." A cognitive neuroscientist at the University of Waterloo and director of its Urban Realities Laboratory, he lives in Kitchener, Ontario."

The gentleman tied to the lamppost on Westminster Bridge is most elegantly attired fresh boutonniere, silk hat, white evening scarf and he is quite, quite dead, as a result of his thoroughly cut throat. Why should anyone kill Sir Lockwood Hamilton, the kindest of family men and most conscientious member of Parliament? Before Inspector Thomas Pitt can even speculate on the reasons, a colleague of Sir Lockwood s meets the same fate in the same spot. Public indignation is boundless, and clever Charlotte Pitt, Thomas s wellborn wife, can t resist helping her hard-pressed husband, scouting society s drawing rooms for clues to these appalling crimes. Meanwhile, the Westminster Bridge Cutthroat stalks another victim." The marathoner s mind-set This Places of the Heart : The Psychogeography of Everyday Life free epub is a volume of living history the history of our times, as seen by the photographers who captured it. It is the most comprehensive anthology of Life photography ever assembled, and illustrates the strengths that made many of these individuals famous and Life great. This book, an enormous international success in hardback, is now available in a new, compact, paperback edition.

Author: Colin Ellard,
Number of Pages: 256 pages
Published Date: 01 Oct 2015
Publisher: Bellevue Literary Press
Publication Country: New York, United States
Language: English
ISBN: 9781942658009
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