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Born for Love Why Empathy Is Essential--And Endangered

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ISBN-10: 0061656798

ISBN-13: 9780061656798

Edition: 2011

Authors: Bruce D. Perry, Maia Szalavitz

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An inside look at the power of empathy: Born for Love is an unprecedented exploration of how and why the brain learns to bond with others-and a stirring call to protect our children from new threats to their capacity to loveFrom birth, when babies' fingers instinctively cling to those of adults, their bodies and brains seek an intimate connection, a bond made possible by empathy-the ability to love and to share the feelings of others.In this provocative book, renowned child psychiatrist Bruce D. Perry and award-winning science journalist Maia Szalavitz interweave research and stories from Perry's practice with cutting-edge scientific studies and historical examples to explain how empathy…    
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Book details

List price: $18.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 4/5/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 5.39" wide x 8.03" long x 0.94" tall
Weight: 0.638

Authors' Note
Heaven is Other People
In Your Face
Missing People
Intense World
Lies and Consequences
No Mercy
The Chameleon
Us Versus Them
Glued to the Tube
On Baboons, British Civil Servants, and the Oscars
Warm as Iceland
All Together Now
epilogue People and Programs