Born for Love
Why Empathy Is Essential-- and EndangeredDownloadable Audiobook - 2015
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 a modern world.
Publisher: [United States] : Tantor Audio : Made available through hoopla, 2015
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (11hr., 01 min.)) : digital