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    • The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog

    • And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist's Notebook - What Traumatized Children Can Teach Us About Loss, Love, and Healing
    • By: Bruce D. Perry, Maia Szalavitz
    • Narrated by: Chris Kipiniak
    • Length: 13 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 14
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    How does trauma affect a child's mind - and how can that mind recover? In the classic The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog, Dr. Perry explains what happens to the brains of children exposed to extreme stress and shares their lessons of courage, humanity, and hope. Only when we understand the science of the mind and the power of love and nurturing can we hope to heal the spirit of even the most wounded child. 

    Regular price: $28.50

    • Born for Love

    • Why Empathy Is Essential - and Endangered
    • By: Bruce D. Perry, Maia Szalavitz
    • Narrated by: Corey M. Snow
    • Length: 11 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 109
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 89

    From birth, when babies' fingers instinctively cling to those of adults, their bodies and brains seek an intimate connection - a bond made possible by empathy, the remarkable ability to love and to share the feelings of others. In this unforgettable book, award-winning science journalist Maia Szalavitz and renowned child psychiatrist Bruce D. Perry explain how empathy develops, why it is essential both to human happiness and for a functional society, and how it is threatened in a modern world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
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    • By Amazon Customer on 02-01-16

    Regular price: $27.99