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Born for Love : Why Empathy Is Essential -- and Endangered
Szalavitz, Maia and Bruce D. Perry
HarperCollins / Softcover / 2011-04-01 / 0061656798
Families and Parenting / Emotions
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Uncover the startling importance of empathy

From 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 remarkable ability to love and to share the feelings of others.

In this unforgettable book, award-winning science journalist Maia Szalavitz and renowned child-psychiatrist Bruce D. Perry explain how empathy develops, why it is essential both to human happiness and for a functional society, and how it is threatened in the modern world.

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