Born for Love

$15.99

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.

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From birth, we seek an intimate connection, a bond made possible by empathy – the ability to love and to share the feelings of others. In this provocative book, child psychiatrist Bruce D. Perry explains how – and why – empathy is essential.

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Weight .64 lbs
Dimensions 8.1 × 5.4 × .9 in