Water of all temperatures chills us out

October 6, 2015
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New studies show that our brain neurons are “hardwired” to respond to the sounds, smells, and feel of water.

Relax in a hot bath, splash through a puddle, sit by a bubbling stream—your brain waves will show the calming effect of being near water.

(From page 10, Water Runs Through This Book)

Nancy Bo Flood

As a fish-brain surgeon or a rodeo poem wrangler, I have loved stories. I strongly believe that words – in poetry or prose – help heal our hearts and give us new eyes to see the world. I was first a research psychologist studying brain development at the University of Minnesota and London University before following my passion – writing for children. Learn more...