On Becoming an Artist

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…

The Power of Mindful Learning

Radical in its implications, this original and important work may change forever the views we hold about the nature of learning. In The Power of Mindful Learning, Ellen Langer uses her innovative theory of mindfulness, introduced in her influential earlier book…

Mindfulness 25th Anniversary Edition

Ellen J. Langer, Harvard professor of psychology, determines that the mindless following of routine and other automatic behaviors lead to much error, pain and a predetermined course of life. In this thought-provoking book, her research has been “translated” for the…

Read a Selection

What we need is not the will to believe, but the wish to find out. — William Wordsworth There’s no way to turn back the clock or to fight the inevitable. We age and the vigor of youth becomes only…

Praise for Counterclockwise

Counterclockwise presents a new way to think about lifelong health and aging. Read this most important book to improve your quality of life at any age. — Deepak Chopra, M.D. This is a gem-a book that is equally practical and…

Counterclockwise

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…