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The Tending Instinct: Women, Men, and the Biology of Relationships

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“At last, the story of human development as told from a female perspective. It turns out that nurturing and caring are as essential to human nature—and human survival—as selfishness and aggression.”—Ann Crittenden, author of The Price of Motherhood

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Shelley E. Taylor is a distinguished professor of psychology at UCLA and one of the country’s leading scientists. A world-renowned expert on stress and health, her work on the “tend and befriend” theory is considered to be one of the biggest breakthroughs in understanding stress since the 1930s. She lives in Los Angeles, California.
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  • Paperback: 308 pages
  • Publisher: Holt Paperbacks (May 1, 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0805072896
  • ASIN: B000H2N9R2
  • Product Dimensions: 5.7 x 0.8 x 8.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 13.6 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,081,043 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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By A Customer on October 16, 2003
Format: Paperback
The book is an amazing compilation of basic up to the minute neuroendocrinology and social psychology.
Combined with work on gender development, e.g., "The Two Sexes: Growing Apart, Coming Together," by Stanford psychologist Eleanor Maccoby, this book provides deep background for two of the most salient issues confronting the reproduction of American culture: collaborative parenting and collaborative conflict resolution.
It is extremely unfortunate that this book is not ranked higher on the Amazon sales chart It's a must read as a nuts and bolts book about the elementary conditions necessary for true "family values."
But it is even more valuable as a subtle debunking of the fictious version of "human nature" espoused by the likes of Steven Pinker. Pinker is at his best describing the power of human language. For solid looks at the ways in which men and women develop emotionally, look at Taylor and Maccoby
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Who knew the key the guides women to be nurturing and that in groups of women the power is increased. An empowering book.
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