Reading List

Ron Kurtz recommended the following books and articles in the publication, Ron Kurtz Trainings Inc. 2007:

  • A General Theory of Love, Thomas Lewis, Fari Amini, Richard Lannon
  • Affect Regulation and the Origin of the Self: The Neurobiology of Emotional Development, Allan N. Schore
  • Affective Neuroscience, Jaak Panksepp
  • Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking, Malcolm Gladwell
  • Bright Air, Brilliant Fire, Gerald Edelman
  • Complexity, Michael Waldrop
  • Conscious Acts of Creation, Tiller, William, Dibble, Walter, Kohane, Michael (2001) Pavior Publishing
  • Depression and the Body: The Biological Basis of Faith and Reality, Alexander Lowen
  • Destructive Emotions by His Holiness the Dali Lama and Daniel Goleman
  • Emergence: The Connected Lives of Ants, Brains, Cities, and Software, Steven Johnson
  • Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman
  • Evolving Brains by John Allman
  • Handbook of Attachment: Theory, Research, and Clinical Applications, Jude Cassidy (Editor), Phillip R. Shaver (Editor)
  • How Brains Think, William Calvin
  • How the Leopard Changed Its Spots, Brian Goodwin
  • i of the vortex: From Neuron to Self, Rodolfo R.LlinĂ¡s
  • Inner Revolution, Robert Thurman
  • Internal Family System Therapy, Richard Schwartz
  • Investigating Phenomenal Consciousness, Natalie Depraz Francisco J. Varela and Pierre Vermersch, M.Velmans (Ed.)
  • Looking for Spinoza: Joy, Sorrow, and the Feeling Brain, Damasio, Antonio
  • Loving Presence, Donna Martin and Ron Kurtz
  • Mind and Nature: A Necessary Unity, Bateson, Gregory (1979) New York: Bantam
  • Neuroception: A Subconscious System for Detecting Threats and Safety, Stephen W. Porges
  • No Two Alike, Human Nature and Human and Human Individuality, Judith Rich Harris
  • Parenting from the Inside Out, Daniel J. Siegel and Mary Hartzell
  • Phantoms in the Brain , V. S. Ramachandran
  • Planet Medicine, Richard Grossinger
  • Presence: An Exploration of Profound Change in People, Organizations, and
    , P.Senge, Scharmer, J. Jaworski, and B. S. Flowers
  • Principles of allostasis: optimal design, predictive regulation, pathophysiology
    and rational therapeutics
    , Peter Sterling
  • Science and the Akashic Field: An Integral Theory of Everything (2004), Laszlo, Ervin, Inner Tradition
  • Sex, Ecology, Spirituality, Ken Wilber
  • Sex, Time and Power, Leonard Shlain
  • Strangers to Ourselves: Discovering the Adaptive Unconscious, Timothy Wilson
  • The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature, Stephen Pinker
  • The Dance of 17 Lives: The Incredible True Story of Tibet’s 17th Karmapa (2005), Brown, Mick. Bloomsbury USA
  • The Nature of Design: Ecology, Culture and Human Intention, David W. Orr
  • The Developing Mind, Daniel J. Siegel
  • The End of Faith, Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason, Sam
  • The Illusion of Conscious Will, Daniel Wegner
  • The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock by T. S. Elliot
  • The Mind and the Brain: Neuroplasticity and the Power of Mental Force, Jeffrey Schwartz and Sharon Begley
  • The Mindful Brain, Daniel J. Siegel
  • The Power of Mindfulness, Nyanaponika Thera
  • The Sociobiology of Sociopathy: an Integrated Evolutionary Model, Linda Mealey
  • The Symptom Path to Enlightenment, Ernst Rossi
  • The Unbearable Automaticity of Being, John Bargh and Tanya Chartrand
  • Tibetan and Western Models of Mental Health, MindScience, in An East-West Dialogue, D. Goleman & R. A. F.. Thurman
  • Toward a Science of Consciousness III. Eds. Stuart R. Hameroff, Alfred
    W. Kaszniak, and David J. Chalmers
  • Trauma and the Body: A Sensorimotor Approach to Psychotherapy, Pat Ogden, Kekuni Minton, Clare Pain
  • Traumatic Stress, van der Kolk, McFarlaje and Weisaeth (Eds.)
  • Social Intelligence: The New Science of Human Relationships, Daniel Goleman
  • Why God Won’t Go Away: Brain Science and the Biology of Belief, A. Newberg, E. G. D’Aquili, V. Rause.
  • Why Love Matters: How Affection Shapes a Baby’s Brain, Sue Gerhardt