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Zak, Paul J
The moral molecule : the source of love and prosperity / Paul J. Zak
New York : Dutton, c2012
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HM1033 .Z353 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Social psychology
Human behavior
Physical Description xix, 235 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The trust game : from short cons to the wealth of nations -- Lobsters in love : the evolution of trust -- Feeling oxytocin : the circuit that brings us home -- Bad boys : the complications of gender -- The disconnected : victims of abuse, bad genes, and bad ideas -- Where sex touches religion : stepping outside the self -- Moral markets : liquid trust and why greed isn't good -- A long and happy life : mimes creating bottom-up democracy
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Summary A founding neuroeconomics researcher identifies the role of oxytocin in shaping human behavior and relationships, tracing his work throughout the world to explain what his findings reveal about the origins of basic human qualities

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