I was pleasantly surprised to find that the title, though provocative, is a bit misleading. However the science and research presented in this book paints an adequate and level headed perspective to why empathy sits upon a spectrum which we can choose to turn on or off with greater or less difficulty depending upon our location to that spectrum. overall worth listening to.
Jonathan Crowley does a nice job once again making non-fiction engaging and nice to listen to. There was not much to the premise of the book. The author meant to differentiate personality disorders from autistic disorders from typical people, by focusing on differences in empathy. I did not find his approach/hypothesis was successful.
Good read very informative. The book covers lots of origin. Giving great examples from the brains perspective.
The science is amazing; his conclusion definitely opens up the topic to debate even if you don't agree but it will make a reader think deeply about the motivations behind human action
Insightful and informative! I liked it so much that I'm immediately starting it again. I have been wanting to read this for years. Fascinating!