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  • Publisher : WW Norton; Illustrated edition (Sept. 22 2009)
  • Language : English
  • Paperback : 352 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0393337138
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0393337136
  • Item Weight : 325 g
  • Dimensions : 13.97 x 2.54 x 21.08 cm
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A bright, entertaining book . . . [that] covers broad, interesting territory.—Janet Maslin, The New York Times

A fact-filled, fun, and enlightened peek into our minds and hearts.—Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence

A fresh and absolutely fascinating book.—Michael Pollan, author of The Omnivore's Dilemma

About the Author

Dacher Keltner is Professor of Psychology and the Director of the Greater Good Science Center at the University of California, Berkeley. He has taught social psychology for the past 21 years and is the recipient of the Distinguished Teaching Award for Letters and Sciences. His research focuses on the prosocial emotions (such as love, sympathy, and gratitude), morality, and power. Other awards include the Western Psychological Association’s award for outstanding contribution to research, the Positive Psychology Prize for excellence in research, and the Distinguished Mentoring Award at UC Berkeley. He is a fellow of the American Psychological Association, the American Psychological Society, and the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. In 2008, the Utne Reader listed Dacher as one of the 50 visionaries changing the world.

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