The Science of Evil: On Empathy and the Origins of Cruelty

The Science of Evil: On Empathy and the Origins of Cruelty

Simon Baron-Cohen


Borderline character ailment, autism, narcissism, psychosis, Asperger's: All of those syndromes have something in common--lack of empathy. sometimes, this absence will be risky, yet in others it could possibly easily suggest a special approach of seeing the world.

In The technological know-how of Evil Simon Baron-Cohen, an award-winning British researcher who has investigated psychology and autism for many years, develops a brand new brain-based conception of human cruelty. a real psychologist, besides the fact that, he examines social and environmental elements which can erode empathy, together with forget and abuse.

Based mostly on Baron-Cohen's personal examine, The technology of Evil will switch the best way we comprehend and deal with human cruelty.

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