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.
Slow start for me as the material was familiar but excellent examples and anecdote from which to learn about how to enhance, prevent, and effect the development of empathy in the... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Roberta M Roy
This is a must read for parents and professionals who work with children and families!
These case studies show us the negative effects of a lack of positive... Read more
Fantastic explanation of our human relations, I love this book, from genetics ,family connections,social interaction and more how can we make it better and enjoy our life. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Maya
Despite the name, this is not a self-help book or a book trying to promote an ideology. It describes several aspects of empathy and the role it plays in peoples' lives, using an... Read morePublished 4 months ago by R. Proynova
Very good book. Super informative. Also check out The boy who was raise as a dog.Published 5 months ago by Kim P.
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 6 months ago by Taylor Ellwood
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 7 months ago by Lindsay S.