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    • This Is Your Brain on Parasites

    • How Tiny Creatures Manipulate Our Behavior and Shape Society
    • By: Kathleen McAuliffe
    • Narrated by: Nicol Zanzarella
    • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 825
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 749
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 749

    A riveting investigation of the myriad ways that parasites control how other creatures - including humans - think, feel, and act. These tiny organisms can live only inside another animal, and, as McAuliffe reveals, they have many evolutionary motives for manipulating their host's behavior. Far more often than appreciated, these puppeteers orchestrate the interplay between predator and prey.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A parasitologist view of the world

    • By Colin Mc on 10-25-16

    Regular price: $19.95