The Science of Evil: On Empathy and the Origins

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Borderline personality disorder, autism, narcissism, psychosis, Asperger’s : All of these syndromes have one thing in common–lack of empathy.


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.
  • Author:Simon Baron-Cohen
  • Binding:Hardcover
  • Number Of Pages:256
  • Publication Date:2011-05-31

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