Power of Place by Winifred Gallagher
How Our Surroundings Shape Our Thoughts, Emotions, and Actions

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A look at how the physical world affects human lives draws on the latest research in the behavioral and environmental sciences to examine human reactions to light, heat, the seasons, and other natural phenomena. 30,000 first printing. National ad/promo.
 

About Winifred Gallagher

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Winifred Gallagher is an author and she has also written for numerous magazines. She lives in Manhattan and Long Eddy, New York.
 
Published January 1, 2008 by Poseidon Press. 240 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Political & Social Sciences, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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Gallagher also takes time to explore geophysical mysteries and marvels, from ghost lights to sacred spots, although the process of demystification--explaining a vision away as a geomagnetic disturbance, for instance--lacks a certain poetry.

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In this intriguing but somewhat diffuse look at the impact of physical surroundings on individual behavior, freelance journalist Gallagher ranges from wintry Alaska to a neonatal intensive care unit t

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In this intriguing but somewhat diffuse look at the impact of physical surroundings on individual behavior, freelance journalist Gallagher ranges from wintry Alaska to a neonatal intensive care unit to diverse neighborhoods in Manhattan.

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The Power of Place: How Our Surroundings Shape Our Thoughts, Emotions, and Actions by Winifred Gallagher is a study in science, geography, psychology, and mythology, with each chapter addressing a different way in which our physical location affects us.

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