"An insightful exploration of the powerful capacities of the mind-body connection, and its inherent link with perception."
– Andrew Weil, M.D., author of Spontaneous Healing and Natural Health, Natural Medicine
“The Spiritual Anatomy of Emotion is truly connective, bridging the disciplines of biology, neurology, immunology, psychology, and spirituality. This is a book for the 21st century that will open and enlarge our minds, hearts, and spirits.”
– Miriam Greenspan, author of Healing Through the Dark Emotions
“The Spiritual Anatomy of Emotion is brilliant . . . comprehensive . . . holistic.”
– Stanley Krippner, Ph.D., editor of Advances in Parapsychological Research and coeditor of The Variet
“The Spiritual Anatomy of Emotion is a landmark book that presents a picture of consciousness that is far more majestic than anything conceived in conventional neuroscience. Based in solid science, this bold effort will challenge anyone who reads it with an open mind. Highly recommended.”
– Larry Dossey, M.D., author of Recovering the Soul and Reinventing Medicine
“Jawer and Micozzi articulate one of the most profound understandings of consciousness since Descartes. The book brings Antonio Damasio’s ‘feeling brain’ into full embodiment. It is a monumental contribution to understanding ourselves as human beings.”
– Allan Combs, Ph.D., author of The Radiance of Being
“The Spiritual Anatomy of Emotion presents a unique and arresting view of such topics as mind, body, memory, illness, perception, and emotion. The authors show us an altogether novel way of understanding who we are and what we’re about. There’s more to being human than we ever imagined, and this book is an excellent roadmap for anyone who wants to take that journey.”
– Eric Leskowitz, M.D., department of psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
“I agree completely with the thesis in The Spiritual Anatomy of Emotion from what I have observed in the many case reports we receive from the general public; from a monthly paranormal experience group at our center; and from my experience as a clinical psychologist.”
– Sally Feather, Ph.D., director of research, Rhine Research Center
“Jawer and Micozzi have come up with important findings that could open up a whole new field of research.”
– Carlos Alvarado, Ph.D., assistant professor of research in Psychiatric Medicine, University of Virgi
“Jawer and Micozzi have collected a unique body of data on environmental sensitivity, which has great relevance to human health and psychology. They put together this data with original ideas on emotion very persuasively in The Spiritual Anatomy of Emotion. I highly recommend this well-written and accessible book.”
– Ernest Hartmann, M.D., author of Dreams and Nightmares and Boundaries in the Mind, professor of psyc
"This is another book that I found to be valuable in a variety of ways. Primarily, it opened my eyes to the wide variety of experiments that have been done with regard to emotions and their influences both within and without the individual. It also showed possible areas of exploration regarding poltergeists and some other phenomena. . . . well worth the time and effort to read."
– Michael Gleason, Witchgrove.com, July 2009
"Recommended by Dr. Andrew Weil, this book should be on every scholar's library shelf. If you're interested in holistic medicine and the mind-body connection, this is a book you simply must read, fascinating page to fascinating page, story to story, and cover to cover. Events and experiences you have heard about or experienced may actually begin to make sense."
– Lynette Fleming, BasilandSpice.com, Sept 2009
"Michael Jawer and Dr. Micozzi challenge readers and scientifically confirm what in our hearts we have always known...who we are and what we do is determined by much more than what lies in our brains."
– Robin S. Phillips, ForeWord Reviews, Sept/Oct 2009
"The authors have previously documented an apparent overlap between anomalous perceptions and various physical sensitivities. . .explains what the overlap might mean, i.e., how it sheds light on the development of the self and the foundational role of sentience in shaping our cognitions, memories, and dreams."
– ASD International Association for the Study of Dreams, Sept 2009
"This book is particularly valuable for anyone who is especially sensitive to the environment (light, noise, smell, chemicals), since it puts those experiences in a new context and helps us understand the benefits and side effects of being unusually sensitive."
– Elaine Zablocki, Townsend Letter, The Examiner of Alternative Medicine, Oct 2009
"The paranormal is looked at in a completely fresh and new way, as a natural component to more creative, sensitive ways of relating. . . . This book is a must for any counselor, therapist, or medical professional. For the rest of us, well, there are many surprises here."
– P.M.H. Atwater, L.H.D, author of The Big Book of Near-Death Experiences and The New Children and Nea
"Neurochemistry and new age thought blend in a fine research-based examination perfect for new age and science libraries alike."
– The Midwest Book Review, Oct 2009
"The Spiritual Anatomy of Emotion makes remarkably good sense. Both the scientist and the student will learn immensely from it. If you really want to know how highly I think of the book, I read it twice."
– The Amazing Kreskin, Dec 2009
"The Spiritual Anatomy of Emotion begins by looking at our assumptions and misassumptions about emotions. In particular, I was intrigued by the dialogue about sensitivities. . . . very interesting and well worth more examination."
– Tami Brady, TCM Reviews, July 2010
"It is very readable, very informative--and highly recommended."
– Robert A. Charman, Journal of the Society for Psychical Research, October 2010
“. . . well written and is almost as encyclopedia of research on anomalous experiences, plus even more interesting science about trauma, emotions, electromagnetic energy, and the body/mind. You will learn a lot and enjoy it.”
– The Highly Sensitive Person, December 2010
“This book is a comprehensive collection of opinions, anecdotes, and scientific studies; the authors weave these into the supporting structure of their theory. The book is a comfortable, easy read; it is well-organized and referenced from beginning to end. It is appropriate for both professionals and academics in the fields of neuroscience and cognitive science, yet at the same time does not exclude a much larger audience.”
– The Journal of Mind and Behavior (Volume 31, Numbers 3 and 4), March 2011