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The other side of normal : how biology is providing the clues to unlock the secrets of normal and abnormal behavior

Author: Jordan W Smoller
Publisher: New York : HarperLuxe, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : English : 1st HarperLuxe edView all editions and formats
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"Brilliant Harvard psychiatrist Jordan Smoller reveals the hidden side of our everyday behaviors and addresses one of society's most enduring questions: What do we mean by "normal?" And what does this tell us about "abnormal?""--Provided by publisher.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jordan W Smoller
ISBN: 9780062064974 0062064975
OCLC Number: 670476045
Description: 638 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: "We're all mad here" --
How genes tune the brain : the biology of temperament --
Blind cats and baby Einsteins : the biology of nurture --
Dogs, poker, and autism : the biology of mind reading --
"Sole mates" : the biology of attachment and trust --
The brain of the beholder : beauty and sexual attraction --
Remembering to forget --
The new normal.
Responsibility: Jordan Smoller.

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"Brilliant Harvard psychiatrist Jordan Smoller reveals the hidden side of our everyday behaviors and addresses one of society's most enduring questions: What do we mean by "normal?" And what does this tell us about "abnormal?""--Provided by publisher.

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