Behave (book)

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Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst
Cover of the book Behave by Robert Sapolsky.jpg
First edition
AuthorRobert Sapolsky
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
SubjectBiology of human behavior
GenreNon-fiction
PublisherPenguin Press
Publication date
May 2, 2017
Pages800
ISBN978-1-59420-507-1

Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst is a 2017 non-fiction book by Robert Sapolsky. It describes how various biological processes influence human behavior, on scales ranging from less than a second before an action to thousands of years before.

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A review in The Guardian called Behave "a miraculous synthesis of scholarly domains".[1] Kirkus Reviews called it "An exemplary work of popular science, challenging but accessible."[2] A review in the Star Tribune considers Behave to be Sapolsky's magnum opus as well as "a stunning achievement and an invaluable addition to the canon of scientific literature."[3] In Science Magazine's edited book review blog, Behave was described as "exceptional in its scale, scope, detail, and writing style".[4]

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