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

@inproceedings{BaronCohen2011TheSO,
  title={The Science of Evil: On Empathy and the Origins of Cruelty},
  author={S. Baron-Cohen},
  year={2011}
}
Borderline personality disorder, autism, narcissism, psychosis, Asperger's: All of these syndromes have one thing in common--lack of empathy. In some cases, this absence can be dangerous, but in others it can simply mean a different way of seeing the world. In The Science of Evil Simon Baron-Cohen, an award-winning British researcher who has investigated psychology and autism for decades, develops a new brain-based theory of human cruelty. A true psychologist, however, he examines social and… CONTINUE READING

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