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Behave|Robert M. Sapolsky
Behave : The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst
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New York Times bestseller - Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize - One of the Washington Post's 10 Best Books of the Year

"It's no exaggeration to say that Behave is one of the best nonfiction books I've ever read." --David P. Barash, The Wall Street Journal

"It has my vote for science book of the year." --Parul Sehgal, The New York Times

"Immensely readable, often hilarious...Hands-down one of the best books I've read in years. I loved it." --Dina Temple-Raston, The Washington Post

From the bestselling author of A Primate's Memoir and the forthcoming Determined: A Science of Life Without Free Will comes a landmark, genre-defining examination of human behavior and an answer to the question: Why do we do the things we do?

Behave is one of the most dazzling tours d'horizon of the science of human behavior ever attempted. Moving across a range of disciplines, Sapolsky--a neuroscientist and primatologist--uncovers the hidden story of our actions. Undertaking some of our thorniest questions relating to tribalism and xenophobia, hierarchy and competition, and war and peace, Behave is a towering achievement--a majestic synthesis of cutting-edge research and a heroic exploration of why we ultimately do the things we do . . . for good and for ill.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781594205071
  • ISBN-10: 1594205078
  • Publisher: Penguin Press
  • Publish Date: May 2017
  • Dimensions: 9.2 x 6.6 x 1.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.45 pounds
  • Page Count: 800

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