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Empathy and the Origins of Cruelty

Hour 2: How important is our brain’s empathy circuit and what happens to society when it doesn’t work properly? We’ll find out this hour with University of Cambridge psychologist Simon Baron-Cohen. His new book is “The Science of Evil: On Empathy and the Origins of Cruelty” (Basic Books, 2011).

  • Martha

    Great program and very interesting. Have not read the book yet.

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