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.
In Born for Love the authors explore the relationship between love and empathy via neuroscience and social science, showing why love is important for healthy development and... Read morePublished 15 days ago by Taylor Ellwood
While it is important to know the issues laid out in this book, it is also important to understand who love is, God is love (1 John). Read morePublished 17 days ago by Dave
Excellent read, would highly recommend. It was required for my masters degree in mental health counseling, but I would have read it regardless. Worth the money and time.Published 1 month ago by Lindsay S.
A MUST READ for ALL parents including yet-to-be-parents!Published 2 months ago by Shelley Calissendorff
I'm a huge fan of Dr. Perry. I plan to use this book to encourage staff to approach students and education differently.Published 2 months ago by obxg1rl
Bruce Perry's works are not intended to be entertaining but very informational and helpful in understanding the ins and outs of trauma and traumatic side affects.Published 4 months ago by Bethel Donaldson