The Science of Evil: On Empathy and the Origins of Cruelty (Paperback)Simon Baron-Cohen (author)
Paperback 272 Pages / Published: 04/09/2012
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Borderline personality disorder, autism, narcissism, psychosis, Asperger's: All of these syndromes have one thing in common- lack of empathy. In some cases, this absence can be dangerous, but in others it can simply mean a different way of seeing the world. In The Science of Evil Simon Baron-Cohen, an award-winning British researcher who has investigated psychology and autism for decades, develops a new brain-based theory of human cruelty. A true psychologist, however, he examines social and environmental factors that can erode empathy, including neglect and abuse. Based largely on Baron-Cohen's own research, The Science of Evil will change the way we understand and treat human cruelty.
Publisher: INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 282 g
Dimensions: 210 x 140 x 24 mm
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