The Power of Wonder : The Extraordinary Emotion That Will Change the Way You Live, Learn and Lead



'The Power of Wonder explains how cultivating healthy curiosity increases our wellbeing.'
The Sunday Times

From the first tickle of curiosity to an unexpected shift in how we perceive the world, there isn't a person who hasn't experienced wonder, and yet the why and how of this profoundly beneficial emotion is only just beginning to be scientifically examined. The Power of Wonder takes readers on a multidisciplinary journey through psychology, neuroscience, philosophy, literature and business to share some of the surprising secrets behind the mechanics of wonder.

This inspiring book explores the power of wonder to change the way we learn, develop new ideas, build resiliency and ultimately become better humans. If we embrace this essential emotion, we can find deeper meaning and lead a more fulfilling life. From art and architecture to love and sex, to sleep and psychedelics, you will learn about how wonder can transform our bodies and brains. Where it's taking a daily 'wonder walk', embracing the benefits of daydreaming or discovering a new absorbing intellectual pursuit, this book shows us how to become more wonderprone and reconnect with a reverence for the world and all the magic in it.