Molecules of Emotion: The Science Behind Mind-Body Medicine

by: Dr. Candace Pert

About the author: Dr. Candace Pert (1946-2013) was an internationally recognized neuroscientist and pharmacologist who published over 250 research articles. She was a significant contributor to the emergence of Mind-Body Medicine as an area of legitimate scientific research in the 1980’s, earning her the title of “The Mother of Psychoneuroimmunology”, and “The Goddess of Neuroscience” by her many fans. This book tells her personal story as well the challenges she faced in receiving credit for her work in finding the opioid receptor.

About the book:

In Molecules of Emotion: The Science behind Mind-Body Medicines, Candace Pert answers challenging questions that scientists and philosophers have pondered for centuries. Questions addressed include, Why do we feel the way we feel? How do our thoughts and emotions affect our health? and many more are addressed in a lay presentation that all readers can learn from and appreciate.

This book is available for purchase here.