Ellen Langer

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 has a conclusive answer: opening our minds to what’s possible, instead of clinging to accepted notions about what’s not, can lead to better health at any age.

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“Stretches our minds in startling new directions.”
— Howard Gardner

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All it takes to become an artist is to start doing art.

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 everyone’s makeup. All of us can express our creative impulses– authentically and uniquely–and, in the process, enrich our lives.

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A path to relief.… A fresh, thoughtful plea—notably free of ‘edubabble’ for exploring strategies of teaching and learning. —_New York Times Book Review_ more...