The Biology of Humans at Our Best and WorstBook - 2017
From Library Staff
Stanford University neuroendocrinology professor Robert M. Sapolsky seeks to share what science has to say in answer to the question: "Why do we behave as we do?" He takes us on a wonderful adventure to help us understand how what goes on in our body dramatically influences what goes on... Read More »
JeffcoEvergreen May 17, 2020
In his book Behave, neuroendocrinologist and Stanford professor Sapolsky brings us one of the most dazzling tours d'horizon of the science of human behavior ever attempted.
This is a book for the committed reader and not for the faint of heart. From the rise of the Nazis to the slave trade, Sapolsky explores how human behavior is related to genes, hormones and environment. It’s not all bad news. The biological basis for altruism and good deeds also get examined. Den... Read More »