The human animal in all its fascinating
quirks of nature is showcased in this thoughtful and entertaining essay
collection from America's most beloved neurobiologist/primatologist.
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'Each essay brings its own unexpected delight, brief enough that you
can dip a toe in, yet insightful enough to encourage you to pursue the topic
further.' - PW Starred Review.
'Eighteen quick-footed essays that explain how nature and nurture are both vital ingredients in the stew of life.' - Kirkus.
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Robert M. Sapolsky is a professor of biology, neuroscience, and neurosurgery at Stanford University, researcher and author. He has authored several works of nonfiction, including A Primate's Memoir, The Trouble with Testosterone, and Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers. He is a professor of biology and neurology at Stanford University and the recipient of a MacArthur Foundation genius grant. In addition, he is a Research Associate at the National Museums of Kenya. He lives in San Francisco.
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