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The Moral Molecule - 9780142196908

Un libro in lingua di Zak Paul J. edito da Plume, 2013

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?Philosophy, economics, and biology have rarely been so entertaining.”
?Matt Ridley, author of Genome

Paul J. Zak’s proclivity for taking blood samples has earned him a nickname as the ?vampire economist.” But his sanguinary habit is backed by his scientic quest: What if there was a master switch for human behavior? On, and people are loving and generous. Off , and they revert to violence and greed. By studying thousands of blood samples, Zak has pinpointed just such a switch: a brain chemical called oxytocin. Sprinting around the globe and into the human brain,The Moral Molecule is a dazzling narrative as erudite and entertaining as bestsellers like Flow, Drive, and Why We Love.

Informazioni bibliografiche

  • Titolo del Libro in lingua: The Moral Molecule
  • Sottotitolo: How Trust Works
  • Lingua: English
  • AutoreZak Paul J.
  • Editore: Plume
  • Collana: Plume (Paperback)
  • Data di Pubblicazione: 26 Novembre '13
  • Genere: SCIENCE
  • Pagine: 235
  • EAN-13: 9780142196908