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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.
This is a much needed book for all of our society today. Very readable and full of great new information about brain theory, recent sociological studies, ethics, etc.. Read morePublished 3 days ago by Gale Rome
This book contains many life insights as well as methodology to assist mental disease. The extensive use of case studies explains the new principles presented by the authors well. Read morePublished 11 days ago by Robert Hogarth
Brian Perry takes note on different experiences he has had as a renowned therapist to prove the idea that empathy is correlated with care and love during the first years of... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Juan Dejo
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 5 months 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