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The science of evil [electronic resource] : On Empathy and the Origins of Cruelty. Simon Baron-Cohen.

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  • ISBN: 9780465023806 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2011.

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Summary, etc.: 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.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Basic Books, 2011. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1805 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 909 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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