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"Robert M. Sapolsky is one of the best science writers of our time."―Oliver Sacks

For the first edition of Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers:

Sapolsky succeeds in interpreting technical material in a way that leaves readers with an understanding of how the same physiological responses, so well suited for dealing with short-term physical emergencies, can turn into potential disasters when chronically provoked for psychological or other reasons....The author has a way with words and images....you'll find plenty to intrigue you. The Washington Post

Robert Sapolsky wittily dissects the anatomy of human stress-response. The Wall Street Journal

About the Author

Robert M. Sapolsky is a professor of biology and neurology at Stanford University and a research associate with the Institute of Primate Research, National Museum of Kenya. He is the author of Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers, A Primate's Memoir and The Trouble with Testosterone, which was a Los Angeles Times Book Award finalist. A regular contributor to Discover and The Sciences, and a recipient of a MacArthur Foundation "genius" grant, he lives in San Francisco.

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  • Item Weight : 1.21 pounds
  • Paperback : 560 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0805073698
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0805073690
  • Dimensions : 6.28 x 1.03 x 9.03 inches
  • Publisher : Holt Paperbacks; 3rd edition (September 15, 2004)
  • Language: : English
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