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    • The Neuroscience of Fair Play

    • Why We (Usually) Follow the Golden Rule
    • By: Donald W. Pfaff, Ph.D.
    • Narrated by: Jack Chekijian
    • Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    We remember the admonition of our mothers: "Treat others as you want them to treat you." But what if being nice was something we were inclined by nature to do anyway? Renowned neuroscientist Donald Pfaff upends our entire understanding of ethics and social contracts with an intriguing proposition: the Golden Rule is hardwired into the human brain. Pfaff, the researcher who first discovered the connections between specific brain circuits and certain behaviors, contends that the basic ethics governing our everyday lives can be traced directly to brain circuitry.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • simple and complicated at the same time

    • By ola on 11-22-15

    Regular price: $19.95