A Revolution in the Science of Good and Evil
Why do some people give freely while others are cold hearted?
Why do some people cheat and steal while others you can trust with your life?
Why are some husbands more faithful than othersand why do women tend tobe more generous than men?
Could they key tomoral behavior lie with a single molecule?
From the bucolic English countryside to the highlands of Papua New Guinea, from labs in Switzerland to his campus in Souther California, Dr. Paul Zak recounts his extraordinary stories and sets out, for the first time, hisrevolutionary theory of moral behavior. Accessibleand electrifying,The Moral Moleculereveals nothing less than the origins of our most human qualitiesempathy, happiness, andthe kindness of strangers.