Publishers Weekly Most Anticipated Books Of Fall ANew York Times Editor S Pick People Best Books Fall Chicago Tribune Books You Need To Read Now It Blew My Mind To Discover That Teenage Animals And Teenage Humans Are So Similar Both Are Naive Risk Takers I Loved This Book Temple Grandin, Author Of Animals Make Us Human And Animals In Translation A Revelatory Investigation Of Human And Animal Adolescence And Young Adulthood From The New York Times Bestselling Authors Of ZoobiquityWith Wildhood, Harvard Evolutionary Biologist Barbara Natterson Horowitz And Award Winning Science Writer Kathryn Bowers Have Created An Entirely New Way Of Thinking About The Crucial, Vulnerable, And Exhilarating Phase Of Life Between Childhood And Adulthood Across The Animal Kingdom In Their Critically Acclaimed Bestseller, Zoobiquity, The Authors Revealed The Essential Connection Between Human And Animal Health In Wildhood, They Turn The Same Eye Opening, Species Spanning Lens To Adolescent Young Adult Life Traveling Around The World And Drawing From Their Latest Research, They Find That The Same Four Universal Challenges Are Faced By Every Adolescent Human And Animal On Earth How To Be Safe, How To Navigate Hierarchy How To Court Potential Mates And How To Feed Oneself Safety Status Sex Self Reliance How Human And Animal Adolescents And Young Adults Confront The Challenges Of Wildhood Shapes Their Adult Destinies Natterson Horowitz And Bowers Illuminate These Core Challenges Through The Lives Of Four Animals In The Wild Ursula, A Young King Penguin Shrink, A Charismatic Hyena Salt, A Matriarchal Humpback Whale And Slavc, A Roaming European Wolf Through Their Riveting Stories And Those Of Countless Others, From Adventurous Eagles And Rambunctious High Schooler To Inexperienced Orcas And Naive Young Soldiers Readers Get A Vivid And Game Changing Portrait Of Adolescent Young Adults As A Horizontal Tribe, Sharing Behaviors And Challenges, Setbacks And Triumphs Upending Our Understanding Of Everything From Risk Taking And Anxiety To The Origins Of Privilege And The Nature Of Sexual Coercion And Consent, Wildhood Is A Profound And Necessary Guide To The Perilous, Thrilling, And Universal Journey To Adulthood On Planet Earth
Barbara Natterson Horowitz, M.D., earned her degrees at Harvard and the University of California, San Francisco She is a cardiology professor at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and serves on the medical advisory board of the Los Angeles Zoo as a cardiovascular consultant Her writing has appeared in many scientific and medical publications.
- 368 pages
- Wildhood: The Epic Journey from Adolescence to Adulthood in Humans and Other Animals
- Barbara Natterson-Horowitz
- 18 December 2017 Barbara Natterson-Horowitz