Why do humans behave the way we do? To answer this age-old question, Stanford University biologist Robert Sapolsky spent ten years connecting the dots between a wide range of scientific disciplines. The result is his new book "Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst," which probes into the deepest mysteries of human behavior, from xenophobia and tribalism to morality and justice.
Rebroadcast: Robert Sapolsky Tackles Best and Worst of Human Nature in 'Behave'
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Dr. Robert Sapolsky , professor of biology and neurology, Stanford University; author, "Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst"