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    • On Killing

    • The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society
    • By: Lt. Col. Dave Grossman
    • Narrated by: Lt. Col. Dave Grossman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,779
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,492
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,485

    The good news is that the vast majority of soldiers are loath to kill in battle. Unfortunately, modern armies, using Pavlovian and operant conditioning have developed sophisticated ways of overcoming this instinctive aversion. sophisticated ways of overcoming this instinctive aversion. The psychological cost for soldiers, as witnessed by the increase in post-traumatic stress, is devastating.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • More to it than I knew.

    • By Larsen on 09-12-11

    Regular price: $21.66

    • On Combat

    • The Psychology and Physiology of Deadly Conflict in War and in Peace
    • By: Dave Grossman, Loren W. Christensen
    • Narrated by: Dave Grossman
    • Length: 18 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,516
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,396
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,389

    On Combat looks at what happens to the human body under the stresses of deadly battle and the impact on the nervous system, heart, breathing, visual and auditory perception, memory - then discusses new research findings as to what measure warriors can take to prevent such debilitations so they can stay in the fight, survive, and win. A brief, but insightful look at history shows the evolution of combat, the development of the physical and psychological leverage that enables humans to kill other humans, followed by an objective examination of domestic violence in America.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A solid read. Very informative and rivreting.

    • By Daniel on 12-18-13

    Regular price: $28.50

    • Assassination Generation

    • Video Games, Aggression, and the Psychology of Killing
    • By: Dave Grossman, Kristine Paulsen, Katie Miserany
    • Narrated by: Dave Grossman
    • Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82

    Lt. Col. Dave Grossman, who in his perennial best seller On Killing revealed that most of us are not "natural born killers" - and who has spent decades training soldiers, police, and others who keep us secure to overcome the intrinsic human resistance to harming others and to use firearms responsibly when necessary - turns a laser focus on the threat posed to our society by violent video games.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great book for all adults

    • By cole on 08-11-17

    Regular price: $29.65