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

Label
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
Author
Subject
Language
eng
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pfaff, Donald W.
Dewey number
155.2/32
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BF637.H4
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Altruism
  • Brain
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Human behavior
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
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
The biological/evolutionary role 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
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
ix, 295 pages
Isbn
9780199377466
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014012452
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations
Stock number
BRO-copy20141222-084
System control number
  • sky260103213
  • (OCoLC)875629963
  • 884905
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 MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
The biological/evolutionary role 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
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
ix, 295 pages
Isbn
9780199377466
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014012452
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations
Stock number
BRO-copy20141222-084
System control number
  • sky260103213
  • (OCoLC)875629963
  • 884905

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