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Evil Genes
Author: BARBARA OAKLEY

ISBN: 9781591026655
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 471
Published: 21 October 2008
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.7 x 15.4 x 2.7
Description:
Have you ever met a person who left you wondering, How could someone be so twisted? So evil? Prompted by clues in her sisters diary after her mysterious death, author Barbara Oakley takes the reader inside the head of the kinds of malevolent people you know, perhaps all too well, but could never understand.

Starting with psychology as a frame of reference, Oakley uses cutting-edge images of the working brain to provide startling
support for the idea that evil people act the way they do mainly as the result of a dysfunction. In fact, some deceitful, manipulative,
and even sadistic behavior appears to be programmed geneticallysuggesting that some people really are born to be
bad. But there are unexpected fringe benefits to evil genes. We
may not like thembut we literally cant live without them.

Oakley deftly ties together the big picture implications of
revolutionary neuroscientific and genetic discoveries, showing
the eerily similar behavioral tics of Mao, Stalin, Hitler, and Slobodan
Milosevic. The dramatic recent scientific findings presented in Evil Genes shed light not only on dictators far afield, but on p...

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