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The Resource The altruistic brain : how we are naturally good, Donald W. Pfaff, PhD ; with Sandra Sherman

The altruistic brain : how we are naturally good, Donald W. Pfaff, PhD ; with Sandra Sherman

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The altruistic brain : how we are naturally good
Title
The altruistic brain
Title remainder
how we are naturally good
Statement of responsibility
Donald W. Pfaff, PhD ; with Sandra Sherman
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Writing style
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10389949
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
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1939-
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Pfaff, Donald W.
Dewey number
155.2/32
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Sherman, Sandra
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True
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  • Altruism
  • Brain
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Altruism
  • Brain
  • Behavior
  • Biological Evolution
  • Altruism
  • Brain
  • Evolution (Biology)
Target audience
adult
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how we are naturally good
Label
The altruistic brain : how we are naturally good, Donald W. Pfaff, PhD ; with Sandra Sherman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
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  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The biological/evolutionary roots of altruism -- Altruistic brain theory introduced -- Primary neuroscience research underlying each step of altruistic brain theory -- Neural and hormonal mechanisms that promote prosocial behaviors once the moral decision is made -- New neuroscience research : the theory's link to an ethical universal -- How altruistic brain theory changes our perceptions of ourselves and of altruism -- Why the altruistic brain matters : its significance to addressing individuals' bad behavior -- Multiplier effect : from bad to worse in a social setting -- No easy answers ... but no pessimism either
Control code
ocn875629963
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
ix, 295 pages
Isbn
9780199377466
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014012452
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)875629963
Label
The altruistic brain : how we are naturally good, Donald W. Pfaff, PhD ; with Sandra Sherman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The biological/evolutionary roots of altruism -- Altruistic brain theory introduced -- Primary neuroscience research underlying each step of altruistic brain theory -- Neural and hormonal mechanisms that promote prosocial behaviors once the moral decision is made -- New neuroscience research : the theory's link to an ethical universal -- How altruistic brain theory changes our perceptions of ourselves and of altruism -- Why the altruistic brain matters : its significance to addressing individuals' bad behavior -- Multiplier effect : from bad to worse in a social setting -- No easy answers ... but no pessimism either
Control code
ocn875629963
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
ix, 295 pages
Isbn
9780199377466
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014012452
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)875629963

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