Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Spiritual Anatomy of Emotion: How Feelings Link the Brain, the Body, and the Sixth Sense” as Want to Read:
The Spiritual Anatomy of Emotion: How Feelings Link the Brain, the Body, and the Sixth Sense
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

The Spiritual Anatomy of Emotion: How Feelings Link the Brain, the Body, and the Sixth Sense

3.83 of 5 stars 3.83  ·  rating details  ·  23 ratings  ·  7 reviews
A cutting-edge examination of feelings, not thoughts, as the gateway to understanding consciousness

• Contends that emotion is the greatest influence on personality development

• Offers a new perspective on immunity, stress, and psychosomatic conditions

• Explains how emotion is key to understanding out-of-body experience, apparitions, and other
Paperback, 576 pages
Published May 21st 2009 by Park Street Press
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about The Spiritual Anatomy of Emotion, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about The Spiritual Anatomy of Emotion

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 83)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
I recommend that NEW SCIENCE/NEW AGE be removed from the summary of this book. Categorizing it thusly restricts potential readers to a very narrow market and alienates the general public.
A lot of us live by the notion “I think therefore I am”. However, when you look closely at emotions, the thought-reaction sequence doesn’t necessarily explain everything. When you really look at it, our emotions play a huge role in our lives, probably more than we even recognize. That’s incredibly ironic being as we as a society tend to encourage hiding or masking our emotions.

The Spiritual Anatomy of Emotion begins by looking at our assumptions and misassumptions about emotions. In particular,
This is a great book in principle but the reality was really long and painful. It's written by a non-medical practitioner summarizing medical and research studies about the supernatural. It was way too long and often very boring despite this being a topic of major interest to me as a Ph.D. and a sensitive. The author's goal is noble and one I appreciate: To induce scientists to look at paranormal and supernatural phenomenons as extensions of the bodymind. However, quite often even Jawer misses t ...more
For the sake of full disclosure, I must report that the principal author is a friend of mine.

The Spiritual Anatomy of Emotion is a scientific exploration of the role of feeling and emotion in connecting our physical selves to our spiritual selves and both of those to the world around us. Jawer and Micozzi bring an open mind to "out there" phenomena, yet strive to always check in with their inner skeptics. They are willing to say "just maybe" and "what if", while grounding their conclusions in t
Well-documented. Illuminating. Many great conversations have come from this book.
Only read half, the information was interesting, but it wasn't going in the direction of what I was looking for.
Rita Hickman
Love it so far! It brings a lot of great body/mind info together for my bodywork nerdiness.
Laurie marked it as to-read
Jan 04, 2015
Erin marked it as to-read
Dec 11, 2014
Neilesha Lovestoworship
Neilesha Lovestoworship marked it as to-read
Dec 08, 2014
Sarah marked it as to-read
Aug 14, 2014
Laura marked it as to-read
Aug 03, 2014
Amy marked it as to-read
Jul 31, 2014
Ryan marked it as to-read
Jun 20, 2014
Gracie Kessenich
Gracie Kessenich marked it as to-read
May 31, 2014
Scott marked it as to-read
May 14, 2014
Pedro Vazquez
Pedro Vazquez marked it as to-read
Mar 25, 2014
Michael marked it as to-read
Feb 21, 2014
Jodi marked it as to-read
Feb 05, 2014
Kelsye marked it as to-read
Dec 19, 2013
Karl is currently reading it
Nov 10, 2013
Megan Chang
Megan Chang marked it as to-read
Nov 10, 2013
« previous 1 3 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Your Emotional Type: Key to the Therapies That Will Work for You

Share This Book