From Library Journal
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So, should you read this book? "Yes", if you have read other Sapolsky books and are looking for more.
As an anthropologist and a student of primate endocrinology myself, I highly recommend this book to anyone with an interest in the biological basis of human behavior.
Robert Sapolsky is a great scientist and an incredibly engaging writer and speaker, so it was no surprise that this collection of essays is so superb.
As always, Sapolsky excels. He writes technical books like travelogues and this makes them a pleasure to read.Published 1 month ago by Roger Price
Once again he makes science available to a non scientist and I loved every bit. I truly think he is one of the greatest scientist ever.Published 1 month ago by Dustin Romans
This was a great collection of essays about the human condition and those of some of our relatives. The author also reveals many workings of himself that might be relevant to... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Rodney Gust
Sapolsky is a phenomenal writer, I have every book he has written.Published 6 months ago by Glenda M. O'connor
Interesting and thought provoking book. I enjoyed it and reccommended it to friends.Published 8 months ago by David Rideout
Good news! I'm not crazy. I'm not so sure about Sapolsky.
I gleaned this insight in the very first chapter and I immediately rushed to the computer to write this... Read more
Robert Sapolsky brings these essays in down to earth language and presents topics like where cadavers came from in the old days to how schizotypal personality disorder was... Read morePublished 11 months ago by John Abell
This is the second book by Dr. Sapolsky that I have read. I share the DVD he did with The Great Courses, "Stress and Your Body" with my anatomy and physiology students. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Dr. V