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Born for love : why empathy is essential-- and endangered

Author: Maia Szalavitz; Bruce Duncan Perry
Publisher: New York : William Morrow, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In a book on empathy, a renowned psychiatrist explores the trait's startling importance in human evolution and its significance for children and for society.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maia Szalavitz; Bruce Duncan Perry
ISBN: 9780061656781 006165678X
OCLC Number: 419859701
Description: x, 374 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Heaven is other people --
In your face --
Missing people --
Intense world --
Lies and consequences --
No mercy --
Resilience --
The chameleon --
Us versus them --
Glued to the tube --
On baboons, British civil servants, and the Oscars --
Warm as Iceland --
All together now --
People and programs.
Responsibility: Maia Szalavitz and Bruce D. Perry.
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