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Vingerhoets, A. J. J. M
Why only humans weep : unravelling the mysteries of tears / Ad Vingerhoets
Alternate Title Unravelling the mysteries of tears
1st ed
Oxford : Oxford University Press, c2013
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  BF575.C88 V56 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Crying
Tears
Physical Description 291 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm
Note Col. ill. on end papers
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents Why only humans weep : introduction to the theme -- The human nature of crying -- Crying and adaptation : the hardware -- Crying over the lifespan -- The antecedents and context of crying -- The intra-individual effects of crying -- The social effects of tears -- Culture and crying -- Why some people cry more often than others -- Male and female tears -- Crying and health -- Too many tears ... -- A cultural historical perspective of tears -- Epilogue

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