Why Humans Like to Cry: Tragedy, Evolution, and the Brain
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Description for Why Humans Like to Cry: Tragedy, Evolution, and the Brain Paperback. Human beings are the only species to have evolved the trait of emotional crying. We even create music, fiction, film, and theatre - 'Tragedy' - to encourage crying. Michael Trimble looks at the physiology and evolution of this unique human behaviour, exploring its links with language, consciousness, empathy, and religious practices. Num Pages: 240 pages, 12 black and white line drawings. BIC Classification: JMQ; PDZ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 14. Weight in Grams: 182.
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