Antonio Damasio

Born in Portugal, Antonio Damasio is Van Allen Distinguished Professor and head of the department of neurology at the University of Iowa College of Medicine, and Adjunct Professor at the Salk Institute in La Jolla, California. He is the author of Descartes' Error: Emotion, Reason and the Human Brain and The Feeling of What Happens: Body, Emotion and the Making of Consciousness.

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The Feeling of What Happens: Body and Emotion in the Making of Consciousness

The Feeling of What Happens: Body and Emotion in the Making of Consciousness

by Antonio Damasio

  • Paperback £10.99

A new theory of consciousness and the construction of identity focuses on the body's reaction to its world, postulating that a complex relationship between body, emotion, and mind is required to... (more)

Self Comes to Mind: Constructing the Conscious Brain

Self Comes to Mind: Constructing the Conscious Brain

by Antonio Damasio

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Explores two questions that have haunted philosophers, neurologists, cognitive scientists and psychologists for centuries: how do brains construct minds, and how do minds become conscious? Antonio... (more)

Emotions, Learning, and the Brain: Exploring the Educational Implications of Affective Neuroscience

Emotions, Learning, and the Brain: Exploring the Educational Implications of Affective Neuroscience

by Mary Helen Immordino-Yang, Antonio Damasio

  • Hardback £22.48 (RRP : £23.00 save £0.52)

A neuroscience revolution is making its way into classrooms around the country, changing the way we understand how emotions influence thinking and learning. This book makes available the most... (more)

Looking for Spinoza: Joy, Sorrow and the Feeling Brain

Looking for Spinoza: Joy, Sorrow and the Feeling Brain

by Antonio Damasio

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Joy, sorrow, jealousy and awe - these and other feelings are the stuff of our daily lives. Presumed to be too private for science to explain and not be essential for comprehending human rationality... (more)

The Strange Order of Things: Life, Feeling, and the Making of Cultures

The Strange Order of Things: Life, Feeling, and the Making of Cultures

by Antonio Damasio

  • Paperback £12.99

The Strange Order of Things is a pathbreaking investigation into homeostasis, the condition that regulates human physiology within the range that makes possible not only survival but also the... (more)

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